Changing the Tune of Homelessness - LA Conference on Homelessness & Housing
Friday, March 15, 2013 at 1:00 PM - Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM (CDT)
This is your last chance to register for the Louisiana State Conference on Homelessness - Changing the Tune of Homelessness! We hope to see you in Lafayette March 13th!
If you have questions, you can call Conference Chair Autumn dela Houssaye at 337-235-4972 x 108.
Wednesday March 13, 2013
9:00 AM Pre-Registration
12:00 PM Registration
1:00 PM Opening Session - Nan Roman, National Alliance to End Homelessness
2:30 PM Afternoon Plenary - Linda Kaufman
100,000 Homes at Work in Our Community
4:15 PM Facility Tours - Lafayette Catholic Service Centers & Acadiana CARES
Thursday March 14, 2013
7:30AM Light Breakfast
8:30 AM Workshops I
1.1 Introduction to the 100,000 Homes Campaign – Linda Kaufman
1.2 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS – Claude Martin
1.3 Current Practices among ESG Recipients – HomeBase
1.4 Mind, Body, Spirit- Care of the Care Giver – Bessie Senette
10:00 AM Workshops II
2.1 VA Homeless Programs – Dorothy Thomas
2.2 Assisting Victims of Domestic Violence – Sheila Cole
2.3 Current Practices in Coordinated Intake – HomeBase
2.4 Ending Homelessness in Louisiana – Linda Kaufman
12:00 PM Keynote Luncheon - Iain De Jong - Music to the Ears of the People You Serve
1:45 PM Workshops III
3.1 State Homeless Programs – Nicole Sweazy
Shelter Plus Care Update – James Young
Emergency Solutions Grants Update – Winona Conner
3.2 Homelessness, Poverty, and Disaster Recovery – Martha Kegel
3.3 Common Questions in the Homeless Definition - HomeBase
3.4 Domestic Violence 101 – Sheila Cole
3:15 PM Workshops IV
4.1 VA Boot Camp – Elvettra Gibbs
4.2 PATH at Work in Our State - Panel Discussion
4.3 The Louisiana Homeless Census – Erin Matheny
4.4 The HEARTH Act & Homeless Education – Patsy Williams
5:30 PM Networking Social
Friday March 15, 2013
8:30 AM Breakfast Plenary - Iain De Jong - 15 Things to Stop Doing in 2013 to End Homelessness
10:15 AM Closing Session - Educating Homeless Students in 2013
To book room for the conference, please call the Hotel Acadiana at 337-233-8120.Use the code "HME" when registering for the special conference rate.
When & Where
Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness and Housing
Regional IV Continuum of Care serving homeless individuals across eight parish region of SW Louisiana
We are pleased to announce that Linda Kaufman, National Field Organizer for the 100,000 Homes Campaign will be joining us. She will deliver a plenary on the process adn progress of the campagin and workshops on implementing the campaign to end homelessness in Louisiana.
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Early bird begins December 10th!
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