Housing Is Initiative Announces 2022-2023 Working Group Calendar

Date Published: 
August 30th, 2022

Join Our September 13 Webinar on Environmental Resiliency! 

CLPHA’s Housing Is Initiative is pleased to announce our Housing Is Working Group 2022-2023 webinar calendar! We invite you to join the Housing Is Working Group to discuss special topics related to cross-sector initiatives and programmatic considerations particularly focused on the intersections of housing, health, and education. While some sessions are reserved for CLPHA members only, this year’s public webinars cover topics such as environmental resiliency, Medicaid redetermination, and digital equity.

If you have questions about this working group or you are interested in presenting on any of the topics on the schedule, please email Director of Cross-Sector Initiatives Abra Lyons-Warren (abra@clpha.org) or Health Policy Manager Camille Anoll-Hunter (canoll@clpha.org). If you would like to be added to our dedicated Housing Is Working Group mailing list, please send an email with staff name, title, and email to housingis@clpha.org


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Environmental Resiliency Webinar—September 13, 2:00 p.m. ET

Our first webinar of the series will be held on Tuesday, September 13 at 2:00 p.m. ET and discuss steps that public housing authorities can take to promote environmental resiliency in their communities. In this webinar, we will first hear from Natalie Hildt Treat, senior policy advisor for Building Electrification Initiative at Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM). Treat will discuss NESCAUM’s efforts in the field of environmental resiliency, including her work helping states harness the power of clean, efficient electric building technologies to meet their climate and air quality goals.

Next, we will hear a case study about how the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) has worked with their partner, Groundwork Hudson Valley, to incorporate environmental resiliency into their neighborhoods. Wilson Kimball, president and CEO of MHACY, and Brigitte Griswold, executive director of Groundwork Hudson Valley, will share how their partnership has leveraged data to understand the most vulnerable areas in their communities and address flooding and urban heat concerns. Please register in advance for this meeting. 


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