The Commission on Homelessness invites all area residents to participate in ending homelessness. Comments will help refine Destination: Home, the 10-year plan to end homelessness in Evansville and Vanderburgh County and create permanent solutions to end homelessness as we know it today.
“This is an amazing opportunity for Evansville – to have this caliber of national, state and local experts focused on homelessness for an entire week has never happen here before,” said Luzada Hayes, Resource Coordinator for Destination: Home. “Anyone who has ever had a thought about what we, as a community, need to do about homelessness, this is your opportunity to make those thoughts known. Everyone has some expertise to help end homelessness. Come join us. ”
Attendees will join discussions with national, state and local experts on core issues of homelessness during “Charrette Week” based on the following schedule:
10:00- 12:00 Discussions on increasing access to permanent housing
1:30- 3:30 Discussions on coordinated access and prevention
4:00- 6:00 Discussions on healthcare
10:00- 12:00 Discussions on Re-Entry
1:30 - 3:30 Discussions on performance measures
4:00- 6:00 Discussions on homeless children and young adults
6:00- 8:00 Public Feedback Session – comment on the recommendations
developed from discussions earlier in the week
11:00-12:30 Presentation of Final Recommendations
All sessions will be held on the University of Evansville campus, in the Ridgeway University Center – rooms 251 & 252. Anyone not able to attend the session are welcome to send an email with their comments to: email@example.com.