Calling all Network partners! We’ve got a very big day next week as the State Legislature’s Joint Committee on Housing convenes a virtual hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 11 am on a number of Network priority bills. The Network’s Racial Equity Work Group urges your support of these bills as a crucial part of the Network’s mission to reduce racial inequity in homelessness. The bills include:

YOUR TESTIMONY COUNTS. And the Network is here to help!

Please see a template for your organization’s written testimony HERE.

You can submit written testimony until October 15 at 5 pm. Email Committee Chairs at: and and the Committee staff Morgan Simko at and Luke O’Roark at
and copy your local legislators.

You can also sign up to testify at the hearing by Sunday, October 10 at 5 pm by going to this GOOGLE FORM.

For more details on the hearing itself, please go here.

Additional quick actions:

On TOPA: Email your legislators using this simple EveryAction link:

On Supportive Housing Expansion: SIGN ON YOUR ORGANIZATION in support HERE.

Let’s make sure Western Massachusetts is heard!

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