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Examining the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | 10:00 | California African American Museum, Los Angeles, California

Printed Hearing 116-44.

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  • H.R.____, the “Homeless Data Access” [DRAFT]
  • H.R.____, the “Tribal Eligibility for Homeless Assistance Act of 2019” [DRAFT]
  • H.R. 2398, To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 and title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the HUD–VASH program, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit annual reports to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives regarding homeless veterans, and for other purposes” 
  • H.R.____, the “Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2019” [DRAFT]

Witness List

Panel I

  • Christina Miller, Deputy Mayor for City Homeless Initiatives, Office of Los Angeles Mayor
  • Peter Lynn, Executive Director, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
  • Margarita Lares, Chief Program Officer, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
  • Monique King-Viehland, Executive Director, Los Angeles County Development Authority
  • Kevin Murray, Former State Senator and President and CEO, The Weingart Center
  • Phil Ansell, Director, Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative

Panel II

  • Tim Watkins, President and Chief Executive Officer, Watts Labor Community Action Committee,
  • Joe Horiye, Western Region Program Vice President, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

  • Becky Dennison, Executive Director, Venice Community Housing
  • Isela Gracian, President, East LA Community Corporation
  • Anthony Haynes, Speak Up! Advocate, Corporation for Supportive Housing
  • Erika Hartman, Chief Program Officer, Downtown Women’s Center
  • Chancela Al-Mansour, Executive Director, Housing Rights Center
  • Alma Vizcaino, Speaker, Downtown Women’s Center, on behalf of Domestic Violence Homeless Services Coalition Advocate
  •  Dora Leong Gallo, President and Chief Executive Officer, A Community of Friends

Panel III


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