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2018 Conference Sessions

If you missed the action, or are looking to solidify your learning, you can find presentations and handouts from the 60+ breakout sessions in our 12 tracks.

Please note, only presentations provided to the Coalition are included. If you'd like more information regarding a specific presentation or presenter, contact us at info@azhousingcoalition.org

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES TRACK

Healthcare and Housing: How Arizona's Medicaid Department is Working with the Housing Sector to Drive Improved Health Outcomes
Presented by Josh Crites and Andrea Bell
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Providing Medicaid-billable services to PSH residents
Presented by Dede Yazzie-Devine and Stefanie Smith
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Food is Communal: An Innovative Approach to Addressing Food Insecurity & Affordable Housing
Presented by Elyse Guidas and Jacob Jones-Martinez
RESOURCE(S): PDF

What's With Health?
Presented by Jo Ellen McNamara
RESOURCE(S): PPT and DOC

Changing the Script: How Localized Food Systems Can Help Us Move Beyond Narratives of Segregation and System Inequities
Presented by Rachel Beaty and Nelda Ruiz 
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Beyond the 9 to 5: Workforce Development and Social Entrepreneurship
Presented by Kathy DiNolfi, Karen Brown, and John Strawn
RESOURCE(S): PPT

DIRECT-SERVICE TRACK

Homelessness in Arizona: An Update from the 3 CoCs
Presented by Pamela Moseley, Anne Scott, and Karia Basta
RESOURCE(S): PPT

"Home, Together": the USICH new federal strategic plan
Presented by Helene Schneider

SOAR AZ: Shaping the Future for Income through Partnership
Presented by Joy Johnson, Jeremy Huntoon, and Cristina Benitez
RESOURCE(S): PPT

The Correlation between LGBTQ Homelessness and Sex Trafficking
Presented by Sarah Kent and Gina Read
RESOURCE(S): PPT and DOC

Local and Regional Responses to Encampments and Unsheltered Populations 
Presented by Margaret Kilman, Commander Horn, and Helene Schneider

Diversion - Critical to Coordinated Entry and the Community
Presented by Andy Wambach and Chela Schuster
RESOURCE(S): PPT

MANAGEMENT TRACK

Funders Collaborative - What Does It Mean?
Presented by Bruce Liggett, Michael Trailor, Carol Ditmore, Marchelle Franklin, and Krickette Wetherington
RESOURCE(S): PPT

3 Types of HMIS Reports to Make Your Work Easier
Presented by Glorianna Vercruyssen
RESOURCE(S): PPT

A Resume, Suit, & a Place to Call Home: Livable Wage Employment Helps End Homelessness
Presented by Jocelyn Cousins and Joan Serviss
RESOURCE(S): PPT

The Lessons Learned: High Cost High Needs Perspective...
Presented by Liz DaCosta, Jeremy Huntoon, Lauren Walker, and Jennifer Oswald

How to Make Homelessness Rare, Brief, and Nonrecurring: Using System Performance Measures in Your Program Evaluation
Presented by Pam Moseley, David Bridge, and Kinari Patel
RESOURCE(S): PPT 1PPT 2, and PPT 3

Conquering the Barriers: How to Engage Landlords in the Current Housing Market
Presented by Mike Shore
RESOURCE(S): PPT

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO HOUSING TRACK

Gentrification, Appropriation and Displacement in Barrios: Policies and Practices
Presented by Rachel Beaty, Betty Villegas, Gigi Aldridge, and Maggie Amado-Tellez
RESOURCE(S): PDF

Private Equity Capital, Non-Profits, and Housing Authorities
Presented by Matt Zarlengo, Jim Hahn, Michelle DenBleyker, and Steve Spears
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Breaking Down Barriers to Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Opportunity: Market Dynamics
Presented by Patrick Brennan and Gary Brennan
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Transformation of Public Housing through RAD
Presented by Gloria Munoz, Cindy Stotler, and Zach Johnson
RESOURCE(S): PDF

Brick by Brick: How Affordable Housing Gets Made in AZ
Presented by Jeanne Redondo, Sally Schwenn, and Sheree Bouchee
RESOURCE(S): PDF

Neighborhood Buy-In on Housing Development
Presented by Michael Hughes and Jennifer Dagermond
RESOURCE(S):
PDF



RURAL & FRONTIER TRACK

Rapid Re-Housing and Beyond: Policy and Standards Coordination for Balance of State and DES ESG
Presented by Ryan Vernick and Adriane Clarke
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Advocacy and Education to Build Financial Resources for Housing
Presented by Sarah Darr, Devonna McLaughlin, and Sandi Flores
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Affordable Housing Development in Rural AZ
Presented by Andrew Rael, Jeff Hays, Josh Crites, and David Bridge
RESOURCE(S): PPT

When Connecting the Dots takes Hundreds of Miles: Addressing Rural Homelessness
Presented by Helene Schneider, David Bridge, and Karia Basta
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Harm Reduction Outreach and Advocacy in Rural Communities
Presented by Sarah Fynmore and Turiya Coll

Balance of State Strategic Planning Session
Presented by David Bridge and Karia Basta

ADVOCACY TRACK

The State Housing Tax Credit: Filling the Workforce Housing Gap
Presented by Representative Espinoza, Representative Shope, Lou Bosso, Chris Hite, Barb Meaney, and Meghan McCabe

Fireside Chat with Directors Trailor and Ditmore
Presented by Michael Trailor, Carol Ditmore, Sam Richards, and Joan Serviss

Building Power for Change
Presented by Jaclyn Boyes and Beth Meyer
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Locked Up, Locked In, Locked Out: the Faith Community Factor in Unlocking Access to Affordable Housing
Presented by Dr. Jannah Scott, Barry Schwartz, Kent Olson, Khalil Rushdan, PJ Boone-Edgerton, and Marilyn Riggs
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Speak Up: Voter Engagement and Citizen Advocacy
Presented by Shannon Schell
RESOURCE(S): PDF

Taking Care of Business: The Business Community's Response to Homelessness
Presented by Sheila Harris, Devney Preuss, and Mo Stein
RESOURCE(S): PDF

MEDIA, MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT TRACK

The Fourth Estate: How Media Addresses Affordable Housing and Homelessness
Presented by Catherine Reagor, Rebekah Sanders, Alden Woods, and Jerod MacDonald-Evoy
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Employee Mental Health: It's Time to Focus on Workplace Wellness
Presented by 
Erin Callinan and Kristina Sabetta
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Messaging for Success
Presented by 
Deanna Murphy
RESOURCE(S): PDF and PDF 2

Introduction to AmeriCorps and HandsOn Partnerships
Presented by 
Blain Logan and Patricia Averette
RESOURCE(S): PPT 1 and PPT 2

Building Effective Partnerships & Effectively Planning for Action
Presented by 
Nicole Lance and Eric Bailey

Making Change that Matters: Strategic Solutions to Ending Homelessness
Presented by 
Melanie Lewis Dickerson
RESOURCE(S): PDF

RACIAL JUSTICE TRACK 

Q & A with Keynote
Presented by 
Richard Rothstein

Extraordinary Dialogue: Community Conversations That Matter... and Actually Make a Difference
Presented by Nicole Lance and Eric Bailey

Racial Equity in Data and Service Provision in Maricopa County
Presented by TJ Reed and Nicky Stevens
RESOURCE(S): PDF

Investigating the Demographics of Family Homelessness
Presented by 
Lisa Miller and Nicky Stevens

Q & A with Keynote
Presented by 
Matthew Whitaker

What are You Assuming? Everything You Need to Know About Implicit Bias
Presented by 
Michael Soto

VETERANS TRACK

AZDVS Programs 101
Presented by John Scott and Shane Groen
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Diversion through SSVF Rapid Resolution: Conflict Resolution and Problem Solving
Presented by Tamara Wright, Chela Schuster, and Ace Carter
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Valor on 8th - A Veteran Community Presented by George Campbell and Joanna Sagar
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Violence in the Lives of Women Veterans
Presented by Kristen Nordquist and Kathryn Doyle
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Making Employment a Reality
Presented by Matt Parks and Shane Groen
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Building Healthy Communities Through Collaboration and Support
Presented by Vanessa Williams and Kelly Anne Wilde

CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRACK

Inside the Courtroom: How Cities are Using Specialized Courts
Presented by Patricia George
RESOURCE(S): PPT

True Collaboration: Still Hand in Hand After the Honeymoon
Presented by Mary Page, Jennifer Page, Angela Sheesley, Charles Sullivan, and Maria Robinson

Rights Restored: Getting Back on Your Feet
Presented by Alonzo Morado

Barriers of Justice in Arizona Evictions 
Presented by Pam Bridge and Stan Silas
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Housing First Matters - Looking at Successful Reentry through Supportive Housing 
Presented by Matt Pate and Zach Stout
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Justice League: Strategic Use of Police and Peer Super Powers
Presented by Liz DaCosta, Jeremy Huntoon, Lauren Walker, and Aaron Raine

SELF-CARE TRACK 

Resilience: Providing Hope and Healing From Adverse Childhood Experiences
Presented by Eric Bailey

Advocate Alignment and Self Care: Meditation, Movement and Receiving Presented by Jackie Marlowe
RESOURCE(S): PPTDOC 1DOC 2DOC 3DOC 4, and DOC 5

Breath: Key Steps to Meditation
Presented by Serena Unrein, Jennifer Miles, and Tiffany Cramer

Be Intentional: Strategies for Caring for Yourself so You Can Continue to Care for Others
Presented by Nicole Lance
RESOURCE(S): PPT

Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care
Presented by Denise Beagley

Creative Coping: Unpacking Adversity and Creative Practices in Self-Care 
Presented by Ruth Sager
RESOURCE(S): PPT and PDF

HOUSING COUNSELING TRACK

Understanding Credit
Presented by Brenda Lopez

Making Home Possible
Presented by Brenda Lopez, Devonna McLaughlin, and Maribel Saucedo

Understanding the Financial Planning Process: Taking Control of Your Finances in 8 Steps
Presented by Murray Smith
RESOURCE(S): PPT


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