Partnership for Strong Communities, on behalf of the Reaching Home Campaign Resources Workgroup has released a request for proposals for a fiscal asset map of Connecticut’s Homeless Housing and Supportive Service System. The Reaching Home Resources workgroup requests proposals from qualified consultants to:
Key Legislative Committees Advance Budget Proposals for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, Expanding and PreservingResources for Critical Homeless and Affordable Housing Programs
April 23, 2021
The Appropriations and Finance Revenue and Bonding committees’ actions provide critical new resources to create affordable housing and preserve existing resources for critical homeless and affordable housing programs found in Governor Lamont’s proposed FY 22-23 budget.
On March 4th, lobbyists from Gallo & Robinson joined Reaching Home Campaign staff for our annual 2021 Legislative Advocacy Webinar. The webinar focused on the current fiscal landscape in CT, an overview of the legislative session timeline and important dates, opportunities for advocacy during this unique virtual session and a deeper dive into the Reaching Home Campaign’s legislative and policy priorities for this session.
To watch the recording of the 2021 Legislative Advocacy Webinar, click here.
Youth experiencing homelessness in Connecticut face many obstacles when trying to achieve stability in their employment, education, and living situation. Many of these obstacles can be tied to the difficulty of obtaining identity documents like birth certificates and state IDs. That's why the Partnership for Strong Communities has released a new fact sheet on what the state can do to ensure access to identity documents for youth experiencing homelessness.
Urgent action: Testimony needed on several Reaching Home legislative priorities!
The Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing on the Governor's FY 2022-2023 proposed budget for Health agencies including the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) on:
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM via Zoom