Note: Pamela Schwartz will be attending on behalf of the Network. Please let me know if you are joining. We can team up!
CHAPA INVITES YOU:
Wednesday, March 11
9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Great Hall, State House, Boston
Please join CHAPA for our 5th Housing Day at the State House on March 11th, 2020, hosted by Housing Committee Chairs Rep. Kevin Honan and Sen. Brendan Crighton!
Register here. Note: Registration is required so we can help coordinate meetings with legislators as needed.
This is an important opportunity for housing advocates to come together to meet with legislators to promote the policies and resources that will help everyone in Massachusetts have a safe, healthy, and affordable place to call home.
Our focus for Housing Day include our current legislative and budget priorities.
Housing Day Agenda (Tentative):
- 9:00 AM – Registration & Breakfast in the Great Hall
- 9:30–11:00 AM – Speaking Portion, including presentation of Housing Hero Awards
- 11:00 AM–1:00 PM – Meetings with Legislators & Folder Drops – Lunch will be available for those staying for meetings with legislators.
We are happy to help arrange meetings with your legislators! On the event registration form, please let us know if we can assist you in setting meetings with your elected officials.
If you have any questions, or if your organization would like to be a cosponsor, please contact Eric Shupin.
This year, we will present our Housing Hero Awardsto Ways & Means Committee Chairs Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and Sen. Michael Rodrigues for their support of affordable housing, homelessness prevention, and community development resources in the FY2020 state budget. Because of their leadership, the state budget invested millions more in affordable housing programs, including the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program, the Alternative Housing Voucher Program, and Public Housing.