STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The mission of the Housing Consortium of Everett and Snohomish County
is to provide strategic leadership in crafting policy and program
solutions to affordable housing challenges in Snohomish County.

Homelessness & Hope

A One-day Affordable Housing Conference

June 5, 2015 

 

Conference Schedule

8:00 – Check in and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – Welcome/Opening Remarks

Welcome – Honorable Ray Stephanson, Mayor, City of Everett
Opening Remarks – Honorable John Lovick, Snohomish County Executive

8:45 – Morning General Session

Who are the Homeless? – Panel Presentation with Q&A. Jess Jorstad, Program Manager, Homeless Management Information System, Snohomish County; John Hull, Director, Men’s Shelter and Day Center, Everett Gospel Mission; Captain John DeRousse, Everett Police Department

9:55 – Breakout Sessions

  • Housing First, Paul Lambros, CEO Plymouth Housing
  • Engaging the Faith Community, Lisa Gustaveson, Program Manager, Faith & Family Homelessness Program, Seattle University; Reverend Chris Boyer, Pastor, Good Shepherd Baptist Church & Board Member, Shepherd’s Garden Senior Affordable Housing
  • HMIS Data Dashboards & Tableau, Jess Jorstad, Program Manager, Homeless Management Information System, Snohomish County

10:45 – Breakout Sessions

  • Landlord Engagement: Housing the Homeless, Tim Peterson, Landlord Engagement Specialist, YWCA
  • Homeless & the Business Community
  • Local Ordinances that Work, David Hall, Deputy City Attorney, City of Everett

11:40 – Breakout Sessions

  • 2015 State Legislative Session Review, Representative June Robinson
  • Quixote Village; From Tent Encampment to Home – Tim Ransom, Board President, PANZA
  • 1811 Eastlake – A Successful “Housing First” model for Everett? Daniel Malone, Deputy Executive Director, Downtown Emergency Services Center, Seattle

12:30 – Lunch General Session

Why We Do What We Do. Take inspiration and hope from the success stories of a panel of formerly homeless people helped by Snohomish County organizations. Moderated with additional remarks by Mary Anne Dillon, Senior Regional Director for Snohomish County, YWCA Seattle, King, Snohomish

2:00 – Conference Ends

 

 

 

 


 

Did you know?
The hourly wage needed to afford a 2 bedroom apartment is $18.98, while the minimum wage is Washington State is $8.55.
Did you know?
A family with a median household income can\'t qualify for a mortgage for a median priced home.
Did you know?
In Snohomish County, 224 households may lose their homes this year due to mobile homes park closures.
Did you know?
A minimum wage worker needs to work a minimum of 89 hours per week to afford a two bedroom apartment.
Did you know?
Families with children make up 30% of the homeless in Snohomish County.
Did you know?
On an average night, over 2,300 people are homeless in Snohomish County.

Conference Registration

Date: June 5, 2015
Time: 8:00am-2:00pm
Place: Edward D. Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave, Everett
Cost: $75 per person. Registration closes June 3. Refunds must be requested in writing 5 days prior to the event


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Questions? Contact Mark at 425-339-1015


Sponsors

Gold Sponsor



Silver Sponsors

Beacon Development
Citi Community Development
Shelter Resources, Inc.


Upcoming Events


September 3, 2015, 7:30-9:00am
Affordable Housing Breakfast Forum


December 3, 2015, 7:30-9:00am
Affordable Housing Breakfast Forum