All Home staff, in partnership with the Housing Alliance, Mockingbird Society, and YouthCare, sponsored a Housing and Homelessness Policy Briefing on Thursday the 14th in Olympia to engage with lawmakers on issues critical to addressing homelessness in our community. More than 50 lawmakers and their staff participated in the briefing which included 30 minutes of staff briefing and 30 minutes of a press briefing. Some of the priority issues covered at the briefing included the Housing Trust Fund, the Consolidated Homeless Grant shortfall, Housing and Essential Needs, Source of Income Discrimination, HOPE beds for homeless youth, and the Homeless Student Stability Act. Thanks to Representatives Fey, Robinson, Kagi, Senn and Senator Frokt for speaking at the event.
The All Home 2016 Legislative Priorities are available here.
The PowerPoint used in the briefing is available here.