USICH Blog

February 2014 Archive

26/02/2014 - USICH’s Family Connection: Promising Practices for Families, Youth, and Children

Executive Director of USICH Barbara Poppe provides examples of how the Family Connection resource can improve communities' approach to helping families experiencing homelessness.

20/02/2014 - Working in Partnership to End Homelessness among Families: The Importance of Clarity of Purpose and Action

Incoming Executive Director of USICH Laura Zeilinger discusses what an end to family homelessness actually means, and how the new Family Connection tool can aid communities and stakeholders in realizing this goal. 

19/02/2014 - In Granite State, USICH Discusses What it Will Take to End Family Homelessness

Robert Pulster, Regional Coordinator for USICH, reflects on his recent trip to New Hampshire, where he shared USICH's new resource on family homelessness. 

11/02/2014 - A Systematic Approach to Ending Family Homelessness

Acting Assistant Secretary for the Administration for Chidlren and Families Mark Greenberg discusses in detail what is being done to end homelessness among families now and what will be done in order to end family homelessness by 2020. 

06/02/2014 - Fireman Foundation Finds that Rapid Re-Housing, Economic Opportunity are Key to Ending Family Homelessness

Susanne Beaton, Director of the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation, shares how a "new vision of stabilization for families" led to the creation of the Secure Jobs initiative, a collaboration between State and community partners that brought promising results. 

05/02/2014 - A Paradigm Shift: How Fairfax County Made Significant Gains in Ending Family Homelessness

Dean Klein, director of the Office to Prevent and End Homelessness in Virginia, relates how a shift from managing to ending homelessness led to innovative practices, strong collaborations, and truly incredible results.