(NAEH) Don't Forget: It's National Voter Registration Day
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Deadline Today: Submit a Comment to Preserve Equal Access
Today is the last day to submit a public comment on maintaining the Equal Access Rule, which protects trans and gender non-conforming individuals from discrimination when seeking shelter at HUD-funded sites. The administration is attempting to remove these current protections, and your public comment can help to stop this removal.
The best way to ensure these protections remain in place is to submit a public comment no later than 11:59 pm ET, telling HUD that Equal Access protections must stay.
CDC Reverses Guidance on Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing
The CDC has reversed its previous COVID-19 testing guidance. The revised guidance, modified this past Friday, affirms that asymptomatic people should be tested if they have come into contact with those who test positive for COVID-19. Systems leaders and providers are urged to adopt and share this important guidance with their clients and staff.
Join esteemed homelessness researchers, Marybeth Shinn and Jill Khadduri, authors of the recently published In the Midst of Plenty: Homelessness and What to Do About It. The book represents an exhaustive review of existing research on homelessness—why it exists and what practices have been shown to help reduce it. Authors will provide an overview of their findings and conclusions for policymakers.