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SLIDES: Access to Economic Opportunity Helps End Homelessness: New Opportunities in the 2019 CoC Program NOFA

September 20, 2019

This webinar will helped communities understand and leverage the new employment-related opportunities within the 2019 CoC Program NOFA. Panelists explained where the NOFA asks applicants to identify their community's workforce development strategies for people experiencing homelessness and how CoC Applications are being scored based on these strategies. The webinar shared efforts in Allegheny County, PA to build cross-system collaboration aimed at increase access to employment and economic opportunity for people experiencing homelessness.The webinar also highlighted the recently released joint statement from the U.S. Department of Housing (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), which identifies how the public workforce and homeless service systems can advance this important work together.PANELISTS: Jasmine Hayes of the US Interagency Council on Homelessness, Mindy Mitchell of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, Cynthia Shields & Peter Harvey of Allegheny County Department of Human Services, and Markese Long of Partner4Work Pittsburgh.

Connecting Youth Experiencing Homelessness to Employment: Policy, Programs, & Practice

September 27, 2017

These are the slides for the webinar "Connecting Youth Experiencing Homelessness to Employment: Policy, Programs, & Practice," held on September 27, 2017. This webinar lifted up policy and systems approaches, program models, and best practices aimed at helping youth experiencing homelessness access and succeed in employment. Mindy Mitchell of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, Megan Gibbard of A Way Home America, Caitlin Schnur of Heartland Alliance's National Initiatives on Poverty & Economic Opportunity, Linda Kramer of Daybreak Dayton, and Gabrielle Caverl-McNeal of New Moms/Bright Endeavors presented.

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