Category: Congress

What’s Next In Congress?

After an intense first three months, Congress is in a two-week recess. When they return, they’ll face an April 28 deadline to keep the government funded and open. Below is a run-down of the items that will or may be on Congress’s upcoming agenda that could have an impact on work to end homelessness. Here […]

Why Now is the Time To Fight for Funding

We are ending homelessness, and it is vitally important that the people who work for us in Congress do their critical part to help. They can do this by making homeless assistance a priority in federal spending bills this year. Here are three simple reasons why it needs to be a priority. 1. Reducing homelessness […]

Ready for the New Congress: 8 Things They Might Do

Big change is underway in Washington, DC! On Jan. 20, Inauguration Day, the same party will take control of both Congress and the White House. This was also the case at the beginning of the Obama, W. Bush and Clinton administrations. The result was that all three administrations were able to get major legislation passed […]

Tell Congress: You’re paying attention

Yes, there’s an election. Please vote, and help homeless people you work with vote. But that’s not all. Your advocacy with Congress can have a big and concrete impact on how many homeless people can access housing. The incredible work around the country by people in the homeless services community has created an opportunity to […]

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