Homeless Task Force (Inactive)

Agendas and Minutes

Heading Home: Working to End Homelessness; A Five-Year Plan for the City of Evanston, IL

PURPOSE:

The Task Force will be responsible for developing a plan to address homelessness in Evanston to present to the City Council for approval and adoption. The plan will contain the elements that will outline strategies to address and prevent homelessness through a community wide effort using both private and public channels.


MEMBERS: Appointment by the Mayor

TERM: N/A
MEETING DATE: 1st Friday of each month, 7:30 a.m.
PLACE: Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge, Room 2200

Members:

Alderman Delores Holmes
Alderman Ann Rainey
Sue Calder, Co-Chair
Karen  Singer, Co-Chair
Joyce Bartz
Sidney Casleberry
Kav Hagopian
Paul Hamnn
Oscar Hawthorne
Karen Hunt
Dan Lewis
Kate Mahoney
Kevin Mott
Sue Murphy
Paul Selden
Dorthy Williams
Janet Winslow
Bill Kolen
Janice Lindquist
Poala Flores
Joe Liss
Debbie Bretag
Rev. Velda Love
 
Sarah Flax, Staff
Alisa Dean, Staff
Officer Ron Blumenburg, Evanston Police Department

STAFF: Mary Ellen Poole, Community & Economic Development Department
              Housing Planner
              847.859.7889
              Email Staff

Readings:

Jan 2011:  
 (Do not read entire "tool kit", just this article) Ten Essentials_Youth
  Facing Homelessness.pdf
  NAEH_A New Vision.pdf
   
March 2011:  EAH funnel - Abreviated (Sep 11-08)
  http://www.endhomelessness.org/section/about_homelessness/snapshot_of_homelessness
  OpeningDoors_2010
   
April 2011:  Reading #1 Children
 

 Reading #2 Families

   Reading #3
   Reading #4
   
May 2011:  Ending Chronic Homelessness.pdf
   Chronic_Homelessness_Policy_Solutions.pdf
   VA background.pdf
   Department of Veterans Affairs.pdf
   Spending_Money_in_all_the_Wrong_Places_Homeless.pdf

June 2011:   http://www.urban.org/publications/1000874.html

                     http://www.endhomelessness.org/content/general/detail/2451

                     http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30360

                     http://www.endhomelessness.org/content/article/detail/1397             

                     http://www.endhomelessness.org/content/article/detail/2502  

                     Summary of last three meetings.pdf               

July/September 2011: Sample Plans

                     Quincy, MA: http://www.endhomelessness.org/section/solutions/local_progress/quincy

                     Norfolk, http://www.endhomelessness.org/content/article/detail/635

                     Chicago: http://www.thechicagoalliance.org/documents/Chicago_Plan_Getting_Housed_Staying_Housed.pdf

                     Norman, OK: http://www.endhomelessness.org/content/article/detail/634

                     Washington, D.C: http://www.endhomelessness.org/content/article/detail/593%3Cbr/%3E

                      Burlington, VT:  http://www.endhomelessness.org/content/article/detail/673%3Cbr/%3E

                      Evanston Housing Data: Homeless Task Force Data Sheet.pdf

October: Draft Outline and Strategies

Strategies 2011.pdf

draft plan 10-1.pdf