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Working to End Homelessness

Today’s guest blogger is Ali Ryder, a Planner with OrgCode Consulting. This week, I had the privilege of being invited by the fine folks at Heartland Alliance to act as a coach at their Working to End Homelessness Innovation Workshop, part of their Connections Project.  It was a fantastic opportunity to meet with great people from across the country, who were all excited to try new innovative approaches to connect homeless people with employment!  I learned so much, but here are my top takeaways: 1. Everyone wants to break silos, but no one is 100% sure how to do it A lot of project teams said that there were great housing programs in their community, and great employment programs in their community, but since they had different goals and funding streams, it was always identified as a challenge to get these programs to work together. 2. There are a lot more […] Read more »