The Partnership Blog


Our Blog will feature a different writer each week, discussing topics related to affordable housing, homelessness and community development. To post comments about the blog entries, please visit our facebook page,

March 2017 - Blog Posts:
March 21, 2017 - Kayleigh Lombardi

Kayleigh Lombardi blogs about the Partnership's upcoming IForum which will explore how innovative approaches to closing the First/Last Mile gap can be used to ensure that transit is accessible to all.


March 8, 2017 - Natalie Garcia
Natalie Garcia knows firsthand what it’s like to live in a vulnerable situation, and this enables her to better connect with homeless youth as part of her work at the Youth Action Hub.


March 1, 2017 - Stacey Violate Cote
Stacey Violante Cote with the Center for Children’s Advocacy volunteered with the recent Homeless Youth Count. Her experience surveying homeless youth in Hartford is heart-wrenching.


February 2017 - Blog Posts:
February 14, 2017 - Charles Patton

Our February 24th IForum will explore perspectives from academia and the business community regarding the role of housing on migration patterns, corporate profits, employee stability, etc.

February 7, 2017 - Zach Murray
Zach Murray writes about the launch of, a new online go-to resource to help communities understand and launch effective inclusionary housing programs.

February 1, 2017 - Kayleigh Lombardi
Kayleigh Lombardi, Policy Analyst, blogs about her experiences in land use and transactional law, and how she hopes to use those experiences in her new role as a housing advocate.



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