The Tri Community Coalition to End Homelessness will feature Chrystal Kornegay, Undersecretary, Department of Housing & Community Development, at their event, “Housing the Homeless: From Crisis to Shelter to Home.”
The Tri Community Coalition sent out the following information:
With over 20 years’ experience in community development, Chrystal became the Baker Polito Administration’s Undersecretary for Housing and Community Development in January 2015. In her role as Undersecretary, Chrystal leads State government in promoting safe, decent affordable housing opportunities, economic vitality of communities and sound municipal management.
Chrystal is a keystone in Massachusetts’ efforts to prevent homelessness, shelter those for whom homelessness is unavoidable, and rapidly re-house the homeless in stable, permanent housing.
The Forum also includes:
- 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
The event will be held on Sunday, April 24, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish Hall, 130 Common Street in Belmont.
Founding of the coalition members are New Roads Collaborative, Advocacy Network to End Family Homelessness