Tuesday Dec 17
VCEH Monthly MeetingDecember 17, 2013
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Vermont Tech Enterprise Center, 1540 VT Route 66, Randolph, VT
Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness monthly meeting. More information: Justin Henry, VCEH, 802.660.9484.
Wednesday Jan 15
Beyond Housing Ė A National Conversation on Child Homelessness and PovertyJanuary 15-17, 2014
Crowne Plaza, Times Square, Manhattan, NY
Itís never too early to be looking ahead. The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH) is inviting service providers, practitioners, policymakers, homeless and formerly homeless individuals, researchers, and members of the media to its next national conference, Beyond Housing. Group hotel rates are available to purchase until December 18. Conference sessions will provide an opportunity to build bridges between service providers and policymakers, and between practitioners and researchers, helping colleagues across the field to imagine new and dynamic ways to reduce the impact of poverty and homelessness on children and families. Keynote speakers include: Melissa Harris-Perry, professor of political science at Tulane University, MSNBC host, author, and columnist. Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq., managing partner, Law Offices of Nikki Johnson-Huston, a frequent speaker on how she overcame a life of poverty and homelessness to become an award-winning attorney, 2012 USA Eisenhower Fellow. View the full agenda here and take a look at the complete speaker list here. Register for the conference online today: http://beyondhousing.icphusa.org/registration/
Thursday Jan 16
Village and Downtown Revitalization Workshop: Implementation StrategiesJanuary 16, 2014
6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Martha Canfield Library, 528 East Arlington Road, Arlington, VT
Reviewing the plan with an eye toward success. Smaller scale projects can lay the foundation for larger projects and lead to broader support in the community. An implementation strategy will help sustain your village or town revitalization process. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration with support from these local cooperating partners: Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, Windham Regional Commission, and Bennington County Regional Commission. More information: Anthony Summers, BDCC, 802.257.7731.
Wednesday Jan 29
Point-in-Time Count of Homelessness in VermontJanuary 29, 2014
All cities, VT
The next Point-in-Time (PIT) count of Vermontís homeless population will take place on January 29, 2014. The PIT Count allows local communities and state policy makers to understand current problems of homelessness, target limited funding to appropriate housing and services, and track progress. It also serves to highlight the need to ensure all Vermonters have safe, adequate, physically accessible, and affordable housing.
Tuesday Mar 11
Village and Downtown Revitalization Workshop: PromotionMarch 11, 2014
6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Bennington Firehouse, 130 River Street, Bennington, VT
Creating and marketing a positive and exciting image of a downtown and village center. Promotion attracts foot traffic to centers to socialize, shop at local businesses and restaurants, and enjoy local history and culture. Identify best tools and practices to create a consistent message for your village or downtown. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration with support from these local cooperating partners: Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, Windham Regional Commission, and Bennington County Regional Commission. More information: Anthony Summers, BDCC, 802.257.7731.
Wednesday Mar 12
Housing First Partners ConferenceMarch 12-14, 2014
Swissotel Chicago, 323 Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
Following the success of the first Housing First Partners Conference (650 attendees, over 50 sessions, with keynotes by policy and thought leaders within the field) a second conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois. HFPC 2014 will continue the dialogue to work towards ending homelessness through the many facets of Housing First. The conference is set to be deeper in scope and programming and to attract experts from an even wider field. Register online now and check out the full registration brochure. Early bird rates ends on January 13, 2014, and registration ends altogether on February 28, 2014. https://www.eventspro.net/horizon/getdemo.ei?id=4200059&s=_9MK0QNPXQ