ACT TODAY for Everyone Needs ID Bill

Great news! The Mass ID Access Bill is coming up for a vote in the State Senate TODAY. This bill, S. 2612, will make it possible for people experiencing homelessness to obtain ID by reducing barriers of cost and proof of residence. In concert with the MA Coalition for the Homeless and other state partners, […]

Published in Advocacy on January 13, 2022.

Ensure Housing Investments Remain in Build Back Better Act

Please take note of this action alert and update on federal housing advocay: President Biden and congressional leaders have pledged to restart negotiations on the “Build Back Better Act” after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) postponed a vote on the economic recovery package in late December. Every single Democratic senator and nearly all Democratic […]

Published in Advocacy on January 5, 2022.

Human Services Forum Legislative Reception – Friday, January 28

This is an important opportunity to raise up housing needs in Western Massachusetts! You’re invited: Human Services Forum Legislative Reception: Friday, January 28, 7:30 am – 10:00 am For staff, board, constituents/clients, family members, and volunteers of member agencies of the Human Service Forum, Hampshire Council of Social Agencies (COSA) & Franklin County Resource Network (FCRN). Join […]

Published in Advocacy on January 5, 2022.