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Panel Discussion on Preventing Homelessness
May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$10
On the Brink: Preventing homelessness in the South Bay
Presented by San José Spotlight
Despite the many polices and programs adopted in Silicon Valley to solve homelessness, the region contains one of the largest homeless populations in the nation, with more than 7,600 men, women and children living on the streets on any given night. At our forum, “On the Brink: Preventing homelessness in the South Bay” you’ll hear from expert panelists who will highlight what they’re doing to prevent homelessness in our community.
+ Dave Cortese / Supervisor, County of Santa Clara County
+ Jennifer Casel / Student Services Coordinator, Eastside Union High School District
+ Ky Le, Director / Office of Supportive Housing, County of Santa Clara
+ Erin Stanton / Director of Family Assistance, Sacred Heart Community Service
San Jose Spotlight Members: Free; Non-members: $10
Thank you to our event sponsors: Destination: Home, Abode Services, PATH and First Community Housing
Although meetings of specific importance will be added individually to the calendar, these monthly meetings may be of interest on an ongoing basis:
Housing, Land Use, Environment, and Transportation (HLUET) Committee – Typically meets at 10am on the third Thursday each month. As a regular agenda item, the County Office of Supportive Housing presents its monthly system data report at these meetings. For details, select HLUET Committee in the drop-down menu in the left sidebar on the County of Santa Clara website.
Housing and Community Development Commission – Typically meets at 5:45pm on the second Thursday of each month. For details, see the Commission calendar on the City of San Jose website.