Massachusetts Community Colleges presents
Keys to Ending Homelessness Conference Series

November 19, 2010
Holyoke Community College
Kittredge Center
PeoplesBank Conference Center, 3rd Floor
303 Homestead Avenue Holyoke, MA


Conference #2:  Education, Employment, and Business Incentives

8:30 AM:                     Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM:                     Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:15 AM:                     Bill Miller, Executive Director, Friends of the Homeless, Inc.

10: 15 AM – 11:15 AM  Concurrent Workshops:

o   Employment Program Initiatives

Father Bills Career Center Initiative, Paul Key, Workforce Development Coordinator &

Linda Boucher, Employment Specialist

o   Possible Solutions for CORI Employment Challenge,

David Sullivan, MA parole Board, Director of Re-employment

o   Innovative Training & Certificate Programs at Community Colleges

Freddy Gonzales, Roxbury community College

Keith Hensley, Holyoke Community College

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

o   Comprehensive Training/Housing Linked Programs:  Saunders School

Jodi Hill, COMPASS for Kids

Larry Oaks, Peabody Properties, LLC

o   Business Incentives & Marketing of Federal Work Opportunity Tax Credits

David O’Toole, Labor Cost Control, Inc.

12:30 PM:                   Luncheon with Guest Speaker


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