The Home For Good Convening last Friday, July 12 was a great success with over 300 nonprofit, public, and private leaders coming together to celebrate the progress made over two and a half years, and to address the challenges and promises ahead. Thank you to everyone who came out to learn and share!
If you would like to see photos, they are now posted on our Facebook page. And, don’t forget to check out the incredible video shown at the event (below), and download a copy of the HFG Convening Presentation!
During the Convening, we also recognized Steve Hilton and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for their continued support of the mission to end chronic and veteran homelessness in LA County by 2016. A special thanks to them, and all of the following event speakers, partners and sponsors who made last Friday possible:
Conrad Hilton Foundation
Bank of America
Gary Toebben (LA Area Chamber of Commerce)
Mark Johnston (US Department of Housing and Urban Development)
Jerry Neuman (Co-Chair Business Leaders Task Force on Homelessness)
Reina Turner (Department of Mental Health)
Luther Richert (Ocean Park Community Center)
Hazel Lopez (Lamp Community)
Monica Guthrie-Davis (Weingart Center Association)
Beth Stokes (LA Homeless Services Authority)
Rosa Benitez (Weingart Foundation)
Peter Lynn (Housing Authority of the City of LA)
Barbara Poppe (US Interagency Council on Homelessness)
Tommy Sowers (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
As part of the event, participants pledged to be part of the Home For Good mission in a variety of ways. If you would like to join us in ending chronic and veteran homelessness in LA County by 2016, click to commit!