2019-2020 Committees Workplans

Advocacy

Leadership Team: Charter:
  • Advocate for better laws, policies and funding around housing and homelessness
Goals:
  • Organize and conduct 3 candidate forums for 2018 Primary key advocacy groups around homeless issues
  • Develop selected policy and funding action agenda for Pierce County, Tacoma and 2019 WA State Legislature

Community Connections

Leadership Team: Charter:
  • Increase housing retention and client stability with the newly housed
Goals
  • Develop a Mentoring program with periodic care conferences are recommended.
  • Maintain continuity of support, beginning with Stability Site (or wherever) to their home.

Innovative Shelter Team

Team Website: Leadership Team: Charter:
  • Increase temporary and permanent shelter stock for individuals with very low income
Goals
  • Identify rural tiny house village site and agency to fundraise for and operate site
  • Establish Tent City site and agency to fundraise for and operate site
  • Advocate for other alternative, temporary shelter options: Safe Lot; Youth Shelter; Urban Rest-stop.

Racial Equity

Leadership Team: Charter:
  • Better serve communities of color
Goals
  • In development.

Workforce Development

Leadership Team: Charter:
  • Increase income through employment
Goals:
  • Get 10 organizations enlisted in the 253Works Job Club program
  • Organize 3 Hire253 hiring fairs
  • Increase Hiring success at Hire253 to 30% of all attendees