(NAEH) Three Steps You Can Take This Week to Encourage Voter Engagement

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Promoting Voter Turnout Among People Experiencing Homelessness

People experiencing homelessness deserve to be able to vote, and there are only three weeks left until the election. Voter registration deadlines have passed in some states, and are upcoming in the next week in many others: Wisconsin (10/14); Nebraska (10/16); Alabama, California, Maine, Michigan, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Wyoming (all 10/19).

There is still time to help register clients. Consult the below resources to get started ASAP: 



Every One Votes:

Encouraging Your Clients to Vote

CDC Issues New FAQ on Eviction Moratoria

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a Frequently Asked Questions document concerning the eviction moratorium set in place on September 4, 2020. The document explains what the order is and what it does, how renters can be eligible, and what specific eviction measures are currently in place.

The CDC-issued eviction moratorium ends on December 31, 2020. Read the FAQ document >>>

Living the Values of Equity-Based Decision Making

As part of the Framework for an Equitable COVID-19 Homelessness Response, the National Innovation Service's Center for Housing Justice undertook a series of focus groups with people who have current and past experiences of homelessness to better understand these compound impacts, and the implications they have for policy and service priorities.

Visit housingequityframework.org to learn more.

Upcoming Webinars

Researching an End to Homelessness: Election Year Policy Ideas – International Perspectives
Thursday, October 15, 10:00 am ET
In recent years, Finland's the Y-Foundation and the U.K.'s Centre for Homeless Impact both solicited research-based policy ideas from a collection of international experts. During this webinar, they will share what they learned and offer insights from their countries' efforts to end homelessness.

This webinar is part of the Researching an End to Homelessness: Election Year Policy Ideas series.

Register here >>>

Effective Diversion: A Key Strategy for Ending Homelessness
Thursday, October 15, 2:00 pm ET

Effective diversion has never been more important than during the coronavirus pandemic.

This webinar will provide an overview of diversion, the best diversion practices, and how communities are implementing diversion to ensure that new federal COVID-19 homelessness resources are most effectively and efficiently targeted.

Register here >>>

Attend the 4th Annual National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness

The Alliance is proud to sponsor Point Source Youth's 4th Annual National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness from October 20-21, 2020. The agenda will focus on best practices for housing young people, as well as dismantling white supremacy and other systems of structural violence that perpetuate youth homelessness.

Join more than 1,000 youth advocates, service providers, advocates, and thought leaders for the virtual symposium >>>

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