Event: Wed., May 22 – Homelessness in America: Experiences & Solutions in the 113th Congress

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Place: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Congressional Meeting Room North - CVC 268

RSVP to Natalie Coupe, 703-217-7146

The National Center on Family Homelessness is hosting a briefing with the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness and Senator Patty Murray: Homelessness in America: Experiences & Solutions in the 113th Congress. Speakers will share pressing issues facing families, youth, veterans, and individuals who are experiencing homelessness and will discuss solutions.


  • Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Co-Chair
  • Representative Alcee Hastings, Co-Chair
  • Sarah Bolton, Senior Policy and Budget Advisor, Office of Senator Patty Murray


  • Carmela J. DeCandia, Psy.D., Director, The National Center on Family Homelessness, an affiliate of the American Institutes for Research
  • Finda Fallah, Freshman at Coppin University, Baltimore, MD
  • Brian Carome, Executive Director, Street Sense
  • Maria Foscarinis, Founder & Executive Director, The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

This briefing is supported by the following: National Association for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth, National Coalition for the Homeless, National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Covenant House International, First Focus, HEAR US Inc., Horizons for Homeless Children, National Alliance to End Homelessness, National Center for Housing & Child Welfare, National Health Care for the Homeless Council, National Low Income Housing Coalition, National Network for Youth, True Colors Fund, Zero to Three.

Event Information

May 9, 2013
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM