TODAY 3-5pm: AHFE Safety Off the Streets Workgroup mtg
AHFE Safety Off the Streets Workgroup mtg
you are welcome to join the 3-5pm monthly (on 3rd Tuesdays), open meeting of the Safety Off the Streets Workgroup, a subcommittee of the Coordinating Board of A Home For Everyone:
Google Meet: meet.google.com/svq-vkja-ykr.
Phone: 1 484-424-4823 (PIN: 661 453 175#)
Agenda for Nov 16.
TIME TOPIC PRESENTER
15 min Welcome & Introductions All
30 min City/county fall strategic investments in houselessness - Mark Bond
20 min Severe Weather Update - Celeste Duvall
20 min Shelter bed set aside - Christopher Sage,
20 min Governance Restructure - Joshua Bates
15 min General Updates & Announcements All
Meeting agendas, materials (posted shortly before meeting), and minutes (posted some months after meeting): http://ahomeforeveryone.net/safety-off-the-streets-workgroup.
SOS Workground is the shelter, immediate-response focused part, and advisory group, of the county homelessness administrative authority (A Home For Everyone). So it's a key place, in terms of funding / general policy, where many of us in PDX Shelter Forum might engage given our interests here. See 'About SOS'' below for more about it.
"In October 2014, the Safety off the Streets Workgroup was created as a subcommittee of the Coordinating Board and charged with developing an action plan, that prioritized strategies for increasing options for safety and a good night’s sleep, such that no women, children, or adults with disabilities have to sleep on the streets of Multnomah County by January 2017. The action plan includes policy and funding recommendations from the workgroup’s analysis of the need and what it would take to build a system to begin to address that need. [...]
"Going forward, the Safety off the Streets Workgroup will oversee implementation of shelter development, coordinated entry, best practices strategy, monitor new shelter initiatives, develop public spaces engagement/management strategies, oversee severe weather response, oversee development and implementation of street and shelter count methodology, and shape safety off the streets related budget recommendations."