In a May 6, 2016 op-ed to the Asbury Park Press, Shauna Moses makes an excellent argument for who it is so critical that New Jersey “Invest More in Mental Health.”
Even as the economy has progressed and gotten better, and people have gone back to work, hunger is still a really prevalent problem in NJ.
Now is the time to contact Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez to urge prompt passage of the THUD spending bill without controversial riders.
The National Alliance to End Homelessness has opened early registration for its 2016 National Conference on Ending Homelessness is now available.
The Senate is recommending HUD funding at $39.2B, an increase of nearly $89M above the FY2016 enacted level and $446M below the budget request.
HUD needs approximately $1B in funding this year compared to FY16 just to maintain current program levels and renew rental assistance contracts.
NJ Hill Day focused on policy priorities to create homes families can afford and end homelessness and invite members to the Congressional Reception.
Join us in DC on July 13th for the Congressional Reception to ensure a budget that works for our communities and will end homelessness in NJ.
The Bipartisan Budget Act raised the caps for FY 16 and 17 above the sequestration levels but only enough to ensure that 17 was not a cut from 16.
Save the date for NAEH’s 2016 National Conference on Ending Homelessness on July 26-28 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington.