What is the Root of Health Inequity? Join the Mass Public Health Meeting 11/16

The Massachusetts Public Health Association is convening its annual meeting on November 16. Here’s a summary below. It will be a powerful morning. Join if you can! From MPHA: Inequity is rooted in the imbalance of power – who has power and who is able to use that power. Knowing that, how can we build community power in order […]

Published in Training on October 15, 2021.

Two Domestic Violence and Homelessness Trainings: October 6 and October 19

While this is a partial repost, I wanted to get BOTH trainings in one spot so here they are now: The Hampden County and Three County Continuums of Care invite you to two trainings offered during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. How to Help DV Survivors in Your Homeless/Housing Programs Wednesday, October 6, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. […]

Published in Training on September 27, 2021.

TRAINING: Assisting Families Experiencing Homelessness: Oct. 5

Please see this training opportunity offered by the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute with Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE): Tuesday, October 59:30 am – 3:00 pmOnline: Register HERE.Price: $35 for non-lawyer advocates and legal services attorneys/$125 for all others (If applicable, be sure to choose “Non-lawyer advocates” from the dropdown menu on the registration page.) The training […]

Published in Training on September 23, 2021.

Training: Help DV Survivors in Your Homeless/Housing Programs – Oct. 6

The Hampden County and Three County Continuums of Care invite you to the first of two trainings to be offered during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. How to Help DV Survivors in Your Homeless/Housing Programs Wednesday, October 61:00 – 2:30 p.m.See Registration link below Case managers and other staff working in homeless/housing programs are keenly aware that […]

Published in Training on September 23, 2021.

Undoing White Supremacy Learning Institute: October, 2021-January, 2022

Please see this opportunity sponsored by The MA Dept. of Public Health’s Division of Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention and Services, Rural Equity Program: We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for: Undoing White Supremacy Learning Institute: Examining Power and Control in Our Systems of Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention and Response.   This […]

Published in Training on September 9, 2021.

DHCD offers training sessions on emergency rental assistance: 8/6 and 8/11

As the CDC Eviction Moratorium ends, DHCD is preparing for more incoming applications for rental assistance and want to ensure that resources for tenants and landlords are accessible and well-known.   This month, DHCD will be hosting two training sessions on updated policies, best practices, and how our community organizations can help applicants submit complete applications. […]

Published in Training on August 2, 2021.

NOW and TOMORROW: Forums on New Emergency Rental Assistance

We have two great opportunities to learn about the new emergency rental assistance programs available to us. TODAY at 1 pm (sorry for short notice): Keeping Renters Housed: Ensuring Equitable Emergency Rental Assistance Programs During the Pandemic, a webinar offered by the National Low Income Housing CoalitionJoin the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), the […]

Published in Training on May 12, 2021.

DHCD-Way Finders Towns Halls on Emergency Rental Assistance – 5/4 and 5/11

DHCD is partnering with Way Finders to host English and Spanish language virtual town halls on emergency rental assistance, free legal representation, and mediation services that are available to tenants and income eligible landlords that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Western Massachusetts. The goal with these events is to help get the word out and educate residents about the available resources.      IMPORTANT: even those who […]

Published in Training on May 3, 2021.

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