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Supportive Housing Systems Integration

This webinar will discuss the importance and benefits of working with other large system for supportive housing residents, agencies, and the overall sector. The focus will be on the Health, Justice and Child Welfare & School systems with an emphasis on the COVID-19 response of these systems statewide and nationally. We hope to arm the audience, both leadership staff and direct services staff with best practices in engaging, building relationships, and potential policy changes.

Thursday, June 4
1:00p – 3:00p CST

SHPA Members – FREE
Supportive Housing Residents – FREE
IDHS Supportive Housing (Homeless & DMH) Grantees – FREE
Non-Members & Others – $15.00

Training facilitated by:
REGISTER HERE

For more information contact:
Aaron Eldridge Sr. at a.eldridge@shpa-il.org or
Jennifer M. Orban at j.orban@shpa-il.org
you may reach them at (217) 321-2476

SHPA Supports Adoption of the Illinois Fair Tax Amendment

SHPA has decided to support adoption of the Fair Tax Amendment to the state Constitution, which Illinois voters will consider in the November general election.

The Governor’s Office of Management and Budget has estimated that the Fair Tax Amendment, if approved, will generate $3.6 billion in additional annual revenue, thereby helping the state to fix its structural deficit, provide adequate funding to supportive housing services, and meet its obligations to all Illinoisans, especially vulnerable citizens.

We encourage all SHPA members to carefully consider the merits of the Fair Tax Amendment and the potential consequences if it is not adopted. Click here for SHPA’s fact sheet on the Fair Tax Amendment.

SHPA Committee Meetings Scheduled:
Legislative Committee – Third Thursday of the Month @ 9:30a
Resident Committee – Third Tuesday of the Month @ 2:00p
Governance Committee – Fourth Tuesday of the Month @ 2:00p
Standards & Best Practices Committee – Fourth Monday of the Month @ 11:30a

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