Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

HOW TO ATTEND FORUM ON HOMLESSNESS & POVERTY IN WASH., D.C. - JUNE 6-7, 2017 (784 hits)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM NATIONAL LAW CENTER ON HOMELESSNESS AND POVERTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARIA FOSCARINIS!

Dear Friends —

The Housing Not Handcuffs Campaign (http://housingnothandcuffs.org) will be the focus of this year’s National Forum on the Human Right to Housing (https://www.nlchp.org/forum_2017), and I hope you will join us there.

It’s an urgent and critically important topic. How will the change in Administration affect the Campaign—and our work to end and prevent homelessness overall? Many of us are gravely concerned about proposed dramatic cuts (http://tracking.etapestry.com/…/11974440…/73841664/0/54591/…) in funding for housing, health care and other social programs, as well as announced plans to roll back criminal justice reform.

But we are also encouraged by increased activism, including at the state and local level. In Delaware, for example, Campaign members are pushing forward with the Homeless Individuals’ Bill of Rights (http://tracking.etapestry.com/…/11974440…/73841665/0/54591/…), introduced in March, to protect individuals experiencing homelessness from discrimination while in public and while seeking employment, housing, and temporary shelter

In Colorado, while the Right to Rest Act (http://tracking.etapestry.com/…/11974440…/73841666/0/54591/…) again did not win enough votes to be reported out committee, our regional and local partners and Campaign members are already planning next year’s efforts. And the court challenge to Denver’s Urban Camping Ban (http://tracking.etapestry.com/…/11974440…/73841667/0/54591/…) scored an important win when the judge granted homeless plaintiffs’ motion for class certification.

There is much we can do in the courts, at the state and local level to move forward, as we also, of course.

More details on the Forum and Registration are here: https://www.nlchp.org/forum_2017.

I hope to see you there!
Posted By: agnes levine
Wednesday, May 17th 2017 at 3:02PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
HOW LOPnewsmag XIII IS HOT OFF THE PRESS: FEATURING MANDELA DAY 2018, NATIONAL TEACHER CONFERENCE, ...
HOW EMERGENCY EXPENSES ARE COMMON, FINANCIAL SECURITY IS NOT FROM THE BIDEN FORUM!
HOW CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC CHURCH WILL DELIVER 12,000 SUMMER LUNCHES!
HOW AUTISM RESEARCH INSTITUTE OFFERS FREE WEBINAR ON DEPRESSION & ASD!
HOW MARYLANDERS PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE OPPOSES SCOTUS NOMINATION AND WHY!
HOW UNDIAGNOSED ATTENTION DEFICIT IN ADULTS WILL AFFECT BEING ABLE TO FOCUS!
IT'S HERE! LOPnewsmag X FEATURING 'THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT,' U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE ANTHONY M. KENNEDY!
BAZELON LAW CENTER STATEMENT ON NOMINATION OF JUDGE KAVANAUGH TO U.S. SUPREME COURT!
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Black America Resources
100 Black Men of America
www.100blackmen.org

Black America's Political Action Committee (BAMPAC)
www.bampac.org

Black America Study
www.blackamericastudy.com

Black America Web
www.blackamericaweb.com

CNN Black In America Special
www.cnn.com/blackinamerica

NUL State of Black America Report
www.nul.org

Most Popular Bloggers
deacon ron gray has logged 330902 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 53817 blog subscribers!
elynor moss has logged 42880 blog subscribers!
gregory boulware, esq. has logged 30168 blog subscribers!
agnes levine has logged 29058 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Jobs
Asset Protection Associate with Best Buy in Winston Salem, NC.
Project Team Specialist - Overnight (Louisville, KY) with Best Buy in Louisville, KY.
Sales Consultant - Home Theater with Best Buy in Oxnard, CA.
DDC Warehouse Clerical Aide with Best Buy in Honolulu, HI.
General Manager - Store 7 (Roseville, MN) with Best Buy in Roseville, MN.
>> more | add