The Responsibility Lies With UsSeptember 6, 2016
Are You Ready to Vote for Housing?October 5, 2016
Here’s your biweekly round–up of campaign activities, and how you can make the difference for re-investment in affordable homes around the Bay Area. With 52 days to go, housing advocates are stepping up with generous contributions of time, talent and treasure. Thanks to everyone for all you are doing. Keep it up!
First Community Housing hosted NPH and members in San Jose on September 7 and 14, pictured above. Geoff Morgan opened the initial meeting. Leigh Ann Brenneke of Eden Housing spoke about outreach at 81 properties, setting voter registration goals, and training staff for voter education. FCH’s Monica Nanez & Cassandra Witthau presented a detailed plan to engage residents through multiple service providers, in multiple languages. Peggy Huffstutler, LifeSTEPS curriculum specialist, shared their newsletter and instructor discussion guide for October and voter education. At our second meeting, resident services coordinators from Christian Church Homes, Housing Choices Coalition, John Stewart Company, and First Community Builders met with PACT to discuss voter registration.
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Yes on A1 – Alameda County:
Join NPH, EBHO and community partners at the Campaign
Kickoff on Monday, Sept. 19. RSVP for more details.
- East Bay Housing Organizations members and organizers met Sept. 8 to review outstanding engagement, with more than 150 speakers trained across the county. Eden, Mercy and RCD are collaborating on activities at a cluster of homes in incorporated San Lorenzo for Sept. 27, National Voter Registration Day. SAHA has identified 13 cities for intensive resident engagement. EAH, Bridge, Beacon, CCH and EBALDC are working with EBHO and NPH to reach out to residents, lifting up their voices and their votes. Contact Matt Leber for support in crafting your resident outreach plan.
- Watch videos of affordable homes residents sharing the power of housing security in their lives, and share them with your email lists and social media friends.
- You can order flyers shipped to your properties directly or download them from our website and print yourself.
Yes on K in San Mateo County:
Yes on A in Santa Clara County:
The San Francisco Chronicle ran an above-the-fold, Sunday front section article on ballot measures across the Bay Area, highlighting the measures NPH has been working to craft and promote in Alameda, San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.
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