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, http://www.facebook.com/PartnershipforStrongCommunities

June 2015 Blog Posts:

June 30, 2015 - Mollie Greenwood
Mollie Greenwood is the Coordinated Access and Employment Opportunities VISTA at Journey Home. Her blog is about the success Hartford achieved during its 100 Day Campaign to end homelessness and how they are harnessing the momentum to sustain their progress. 

 

June 23, 2015 - Susan Campbell
Susan Campbell teaches at Central CT State University and Manchester Community College. She is the author of two books. She writes about the everyday heroes who make the fight against homelessness possible. 

June 16, 2015 - Ricardo Gotla
Ricardo Gotla is the Director of Public Engagement at the Regional Plan Association. He talks about the steps RPA is taking to ensure local residents have a voice in the planning process for RPA's Fourth Regional Plan. 

 

June 9, 2015 - Lisa Bahadosingh
Lisa Bahadosingh is the Community Liaison for Regional Initiatives at Supportive Housing Works shares the success Opening Doors Fairfield County is having with cross-sector collaborations to bring services to our most vulnerable populations.

 

June 2, 2015 - Kellyann Day
Kellyann Day is the CEO of New Reach, Inc and Chairman of the Reaching Home Steering Committee. In this blog she reflects on the efforts many have made toward ending homelessness in Connecticut.

 

May 2015 Blog Posts:

May 26, 2015 - Elizabeth Grim
Elizabeth Grim is a policy analyst at the Partnership for Strong Communities. She blogs about her time at the National Health Care for the Homeless Conference to share CT's push to integrate health care and housing to address individuals experiencing homelessness who are frequent visitors of emergency dept's.

May 19, 2015 - Stephen Yenke
Stephen Yenke is the executive assistant at the Partnership for Strong Communities. In this blog he shares the perspective he gained by volunteering for the 2015 Point-In-Time Count.

 

May 5, 2015 - Erin Boggs
Erin Boggs is the Executive Director of Open Communities Alliance. In blog she connects the role past housing policy has had on the segregation that divides our cities and what future housing policy can do to correct it.

 

Click here to access an archive of past posts.