Group Uniting Efforts to End Homelessness, Hosting Forum on April 26

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Find out about the many ways homelessness impacts our community at a forum hosted by the TriCommunity Coalition to End Homelessness.

The group is working to end homelessness in Watertown, Belmont and Waltham.

The forum, “Many Faces of Homelessness – We Can All Help” will be held on Sunday, April 26 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish Hall, 130 Common St. in Belmont.

The Keynote Speaker is Libby Hayes, Executive Director of Homes for Families. She has been the Executive Director of HFF since 2007. She was awarded the East Boston Times Woman of the Year in 2006 for her involvement in the community and advocacy efforts. She currently serves on the state’s advisory boards to the Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness, and the Joint Committee on Housing/Homelessness and Sexual Abuse/Domestic Violence and the Department of Transitional Assistance’s Boston Offices.

Panelists from agencies and coalitions in Belmont, Watertown and Waltham that focus on homelessness and affordable housing.Testimonials from the formerly homeless.State legislators from all three communities.Exhibits and representatives from homelessness prevention and service programs and housing organizations

Founding members of the  TriCommunity Coalition to End Homelessness are New Roads Collaborative and Advocacy Network to End Family Homelessness

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