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,

May 2015 Blog Posts:

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.

April 2015 Blog Posts: 

April 28, 2015 - Helen McAlinden
Helen McAlinden is the Director of Homeless Outreach and Development at The Connection. She writes about her excitement for the upcoming dinner and the many milestones we to celebrate. 


April 21, 2015 - Amanda Trothier
Amanda Trothier is the administrative assistant at the Partnership for Strong Communities. She blogs about how getting involved allowed her to find her passions. 


April 14, 2015 - Dara Kovel
Dara Kovel is the Vice President of Multifamily Housing at the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority. She writes about the Governor's commitment to revitalizing the State-Sponsored Housing Portfolio and the progress Connecticut is making towards the revitalization of this valuable asset.

April 7, 2015 - Paul Kosowsky
Paul Kosowsky is a member of the Reaching Home Campaign's Runaway and Homeless Youth Workgroup. He is Vice President of Programs at Youth Continuum in New Haven. He writes about the complexity of homeless youth and their need to immediate assistance. 



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