POWER TO THE PUBLIC: TACKLING HOMELESSNESS
Join us for an event featuring the book's authors and Built for Zero leaders.
May 13, 2021
Online event today 10am PDT, 1pm EDT, featuring #BuiltForZero program from Community Solutions, and the well-known founder of CS, Roseanne Haggerty.
You MUST register here:
** If any issues, contact hosts Community Solutions - I am not running this, won't be able to help. **
Built For Zero is a very significant program/org that recently got huge funding boost from the MacArthur Foundation.
They have a particular approach to defining and achieving "functional zero" homelessness for target populations -- typically, either chronic or veteran homelessness.
This particular webinar appears to be looking especially at an "Public Interest Technology," and features authors of recent book on this. #BuiltForZero is a key example discussed in the book.
From what I know and can see, I really recommend this webinar. If you haven't yet heard about BuiltForZero in your community, chances are you will before long, and your officials / agency heads have already. Including recently in Portland, -- where basically their program was adopted straight out by A Home For Everyone, Executive Committee, without public discussion or consultation with the Coordinating Board.
Could be fine, great, in outcome -- I don't know, I'm just skeptical as usual, especially when they didn't ask us our views on it.
The Executive Committee peremptorily chose Community Solutions - seems like the typical amusing ironic way of the world, from my p.o.v., but who asked my opinion on that anyway, ever? ;)