Register today for NLIHC’s 2016 Policy Forum: Overcoming Housing Poverty, Achieving Housing Justice. The Forum will take place in Washington D.C. on April 3-5, 2016. This is NLIHC’s annual policy event that brings together housing and homeless advocates and policy analysts from across the nation to discuss solutions for ending housing poverty and homelessness. This year’s Forum will offer a special session for low income residents on Sunday, April 3. A limited number of hotel scholarships for low income residents are available.
Confirmed speakers for the Forum include:
- Barney Frank, Former U.S. Congressman, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, author of Frank. A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage;
- Kathryn Edin, co-author of $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America;
- Marybeth Shinn, lead researcher on the Family Options Study: Short-Term Impacts of Housing and Service Interventions for Homeless Families; and
- Emily Badger, Washington Post reporter in affordable housing and urban policy.
Invited speakers include:
- HUD Secretary Julián Castro
- Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Special Session for Low Income Residents: This year’s Forum will feature a special 4-hour session for low income residents to address issues of greatest concern to residents of public and assisted housing on Sunday, April 3 from 9 am to 1 pm. If you are a low income resident planning to attend the Forum, please plan on arriving on Saturday night, April 2 to take advantage of this session!
Special Hotel Scholarships Available: A limited number of shared-lodging hotel scholarships (covering 3-4 nights at the Washington Court Hotel) are available for NLIHC low income members who are self-paying on a first-come, first serve basis. Contact Renee Willis 202-662-1530 x247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Forum, go to http://nlihcforum.org
Registration for the Forum is available at: http://www.nlihcforum.org/#!register/mainPage