Cliff Effect Pilot Passes!

Excellent news to share! The Legislature’s recently passed economic development bill included the adoption of the Cliff Effect pilot legislation!  Springfield Works, the Food Bank of Western MA and the […]

Published in Advocacy on November 16, 2022.

Action: Sign to support national bill to end homelessness

Rep. Maxine Waters (CA) has introduced The Ending Homelessness Act of 2021-2022 (HR 4496). The act would: The Network has joined the national Bring America Home Now Coalition in urging […]

Published in Advocacy on November 15, 2022.

VICTORY!!! Question 1 and Question 4 WON!

What cause for celebration!! Question 1 – the Fair Share Amendment – WON! We have just created a permanently fairer tax system that will deliver billions of dollars in new […]

Published in Advocacy on November 9, 2022.

Housing Update: Wins and Losses in the Economic Development Bill

The long-awaited Economic Development bill passed the Legislature yesterday, and now awaits the Governor’s signature. Unfortunately, this version (unlike the previous iteration proposed in July) does NOT include the HOMES […]

Published in Advocacy on November 4, 2022.

Five Days ’til Election Day: Vote Yes on Questions 1 and 4

As November 8 approaches, we want to underscore the Western MA Network to End Homelessness’ endorsement of YES on Question 1 – the Fair Share Amendment – and YES on […]

Published in Advocacy on November 4, 2022.

One Minute Action to Restore RAFT Access!

Last week you received the action alert for the ORGANIZATIONAL sign-on letter on this issue (please sign HERE!). Today’s alert from the Mass. Coalition for the Homeless is for INDIVIDUALs […]

Published in Advocacy on October 4, 2022.

ACTION ALERT: ORGANIZATION SIGN-ON LETTER TO RESTORE RAFT ACCESS

We have an important opportunity to act together to prevent more homelessness! This organizational sign-on letter asks the Legislature to restore access to the RAFT program. Recently instituted policy changes […]

Published in Advocacy on September 29, 2022.

The Network Endorses YES on Question 1 and YES on Question 4 – Learn more on October 14!

The Western Massachusetts to End Homelessness is proud to endorse a YES VOTE on two of the ballot questions that will appear on the November 8 ballot: Question 1: The […]

Published in Advocacy on September 29, 2022.

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