"How Housing Changed My Life"
The Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness (MCAH) and partners sponsored a rally and storytelling event on the Lansing Capitol Steps on Wednesday, July 26 at 12:00PM. The event, "How Housing Changed My Life," was part of the National Housing Week of Action's "Our Homes, Our Voices," and featured personal stories from those whose lives have been touched by homelessness. See images from the event here.
Fair Housing Center Book Discussion
The Fair Housing Center of SE Michigan sponsored a book discussion event April 19th and April 21st. The topic centered around the book, Evicted by Matthew Desmond
Washtenaw County's Point-In-Time count, a one night count of all sheltered and unsheltered persons experiencing homelessness, took place on January 26th from 4am-8am. The Point-In-Time count, a federally mandated count that takes place annually in January, helps communities track progress toward ending homelessness by providing valuable data that is utilized by local human service agencies within each community. A debriefing of the data collected from this year's Point-In-Time count was held on February 28th, from 9-11 am at WCC's Morris Lawrence Building. The debriefing is open to the public. See debriefing presentation here.