CHAPA BREAKFAST FORUM
Strategies for Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
July 26, 2017
(Registration begins at 9:00 AM)
Nixon Peabody, 100 Summer Street, Pokross board room on the 25th floor
Boston, MA 02110
RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY! Space is limited and you must register by Friday, July 21st
Cost: $25.00 for CHAPA members and $40.00 for non-members. No refunds will be provided to those who register but do not attend the forum.
Join us on July 26th for a breakfast forum exploring three programs that have helped families break the cycle of poverty: The Secure Jobs Initiative; EMPath’s Intergenerational Mobility Project; and Compass Working Capital’s innovations in the HUD Family Self Sufficiency program. Practitioners, program participants, and academics will discuss what makes these programs successful and how to continue building on the programs’ success, including: program design and implementation; outcomes reporting; funding challenges; legislation; and next steps.
Moderator: Soni Gupta, Executive Director, Home Funders
- Jeffrey Lubell, Principal Associate and Director of Housing and Community Initiatives, Social & Economic Policy, Abt Associates
- Sherry Riva, Executive Director and Founder, Compass Working Capital
- Ruthie Liberman, Vice President of Public Policy, Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath)
- Tatjana Meschede, Associate Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
- Trevor Samios, Director of Community Impact, Preservation of Affordable Housing
- TBD from Way Finders
Visit CHAPA’s website for the most up to date information:
HAPHousing has announced 3 new housing search workshops that are geared towards tenants:
Wednesday January 4
10 am – 11:30 am
Amherst Community Connections
121 North Pleasant Street, Amherst
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Click here for the flyer.
Wednesday, January 4
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Holyoke HAP Office
267 High Street, Holyoke
Click here for English language flyer; here for the Spanish version
Thursday, January 12
1:00 – 2:00 pm
322 Main Street, Springfield
Click here for English language flyer; here for Spanish version
The revised powerpoint presentation for the training is available here and available for your own use.
Please contact Kate Shapiro at HAP at email@example.com or 413-233-1500 if you would like to RSVP or discuss other training workshops (train the trainer sessions may also be available).
Thank you to Kate and HAPHousing for these excellent resources!
Save the Date!
The New England Federal Regional Interagency Council on Homelessness in partnership with the Liberty Mutual Foundation and the Melville Charitable Trust invites you to attend:
A New England Summit on Ending Youth Homelessness
November 18, 2016 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Liberty Mutual Headquarters
175 Berkeley Street, Boston, Massachusetts
Featured speakers include
Rafael Lopez, Commissioner
Administration on Children, Youth, and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
and other national and state leaders working to end homelessness by 2020
Make connections with federal, state, and local partners, community leaders, and other stakeholders committed to ending youth homelessness, and gain knowledge on policy, programs, and resources targeted towards ending youth homelessness.
Seating is limited. Registration information is forthcoming.
The New England Federal Regional Interagency Council on Homelessness is supported by:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ● U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ● Social Security Administration ● U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Education ● U.S. Department of Agriculture
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org