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 2015 Blog Posts:

March 24, 2015 - Robert Pulster
Robert Pulster is Regional Coordinator for the U.S Interagency Council on Homelessness, based in Boston, MA. He blogs about the ground Connecticut has made to ending Veteran homelessness by 2015 and chronic homelessness by 2016. 

March 17, 2015 - Stacey Violante Cote
Stacey Violante Cote is the Director of the Teen Legal Advocacy Project at the Center for Children's Advocacy. She is also the Chair of the Reaching Home Campaign's Homeless Youth Workgroup. She addresses the question of why the goal for ending youth homelessness is later than the goal to end veteran and chronic homelessness. 

March 10, 2015 - Wendy Kohn
Wendy Kohn, marketing and development director at the Partnership for Strong Communities blogs about the positive impact being part of a community has for those who are homeless.


March 3, 2015 - Carline Charmelus
Carline Charmelus, policy analyst at the Partnership for Strong Communities shares her inspirations in life and why ending homelessness is important to her.


February 2015 Blog Posts:

February 24, 2015 - Sara Capen Salomons
Sara Capen Salomons is the Greater Hartford Point-In-Time coordinate with Journey Home. She blogs about her belief in the ability of story to foster understanding and compassion in the fight against homelessness. 

February 17, 2015 - Kristen Granatek
Kristen Granatek is the manager of technical assistance and program services at the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness. She blogs about the progress being made in the fight to end homelessness.


February 10, 2015 - Kathryn Shafer
Katy Shafer is a policy analyst at the Partnership for Strong Communities. She discusses the question - how are towns innovating to reinvigorate their post-industrial landscape? Come to Partnership's Feb 25 forum to find out what our former manufacturing cities can be in our future. 

February 3, 3015 - Nathan Fox
Nathan Fox is Hartford’s Center Church Warburton director of outreach. It's easy to make decisions for others when those decisions are made from places of warmth and comfort. In this blog, Nathan challenges us to step outside our comfort zones before judging others. 


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