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January 2021

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Schedules Virtual Homes Within Reach Conference

Jan 12, 2021 - Jan 14, 2021
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The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania will hold their annual Homes within Reach Conference virtually January 12-14, 2021. The conference provides an opportunity for service providers, housing professionals, community builders and those passionately committed to ensuring a home for every Pennsylvanian come together to learn, network and share ideas. Any hotel room reservations that had been made at The Hershey Lodge have been cancelled with no penalty. Save the dates and stay tuned for additional information as it released.    

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ELCA World Hunger Announces 2021 Virtual Leadership Gathering

Jan 20, 2021 - Jan 23, 2021
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The  Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) World Hunger team is looking forward to welcoming hunger leaders to the ELCA World Hunger Virtual Leadership Gathering. This year's theme is "And All Were Satisfied" John 6:11-12.  The  virtual event is scheduled for January 20-23, 2021. The ELCA World Hunger Leadership Gathering brings together the national network of ELCA World Hunger leaders, congregations, and ministry partners every 18 months for a time of networking, idea sharing, and planning for our shared work.…

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Ignite the Church Conference Goes Virtual: Includes Session on Justice and the Common Good

Jan 21, 2021
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Meeting under the theme “Adopting a New Reality: Living Into a Fresh Vision for God’s Church,” the 2021 Ignite the Church conference will be a virtual event composed of monthly webinars. This free series will include sessions on hybrid community, creative expressions of church, justice and the common good, and encouragement in the face of fatigue. Monthly webinars will run January through April. January - Encouragement Beyond Fatigue  February - Justice and the Common Good  March - Hybrid Community: Virtual & In-Person​​​ April…

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March 2021

NLIHC Sponsors Virtual Housing Policy Forum

Mar 30, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
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The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is sponsoring a virtual Policy Forum on March 30 and 31, 2021, from 1 - 5 p.m. ET.  The theme for this forum is 2021: A New Day. The forum will feature keynote speakers and panels on Racial Equity and Housing Justice, Coronavirus: The Current State of Play, State and Local Emergency Rental Assistance Programs, Achieving a Housing Entitlement, What the Election Means for Affordable Housing/Capitol Hill Insiders Panel, Best Practices in Organizing,…

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April 2021

Ecumenical Advocacy Days Schedules Virtual Event

Apr 18, 2021 - Apr 21, 2021
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"I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert."  - Isaiah 43:19 Save the date for Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) 2021, April 18 - 21, and join them as they gather online to Imagine! God's Earth and People Restored.  Together, participants will passionately advocate and reimagine a world that lives out the values of justice, equity, and the beloved…

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American Climate Leadership Announces Spring Virtual Conference

Apr 27, 2021 - Apr 29, 2021
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Our prospects for a healthy and just climate future are now within reach! Find out how you can be part of the solution by joining ecoAmerica and leaders from across the country at the 10th annual American Climate Leadership Summit 2021 (ACLS 2021), online April 27-29th. Register Now! Help raise national ambition and local action on climate solutions, no matter if you are a seasoned advocate or just getting started. Join the National Health + Climate Forum on April 27th to hear the latest updates and…

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May 2021

Transforming Ministry, Changing Lives With An Open Table

May 11, 2021
Online Webinar

ROOTING OUR ADVOCACY IN ACCOMPANIMENT CHANGED LIVES CHANGE THE WORLD! On May 11, join congregations from around Pennsylvania eager to emerge from this challenging year transformed to be transforming. Hear from those whose lives and communities have been transformed by the love of God and the power of relationship and accompaniment. Learn what an Open Table might mean for your community, your congregation, and your own discipleship. Registrants are invited to learn more about Open Table and to submit questions in advance to…

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June 2021

Creating a Statewide Eviction Prevention Strategy: A Virtual Forum

Jun 10, 2021
Online Webinar

By adopting five strategies to prevent eviction, we can ensure community stability and we can make it possible for all families to fulfill their life aspirations through the foundation that stable housing provides. The five strategies are: ongoing rental assistance; landlord-tenant mediation programs; expansion of legal services and representation; connection to supports and services for tenants that are at most risk; and outreach and partnership with landlords. Join us on June 10th for a thought provoking discussion as we take…

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April 2022

United Lutheran Seminary Spring Convocation Week

April 25 - April 28

Join us at United Lutheran Seminary's Spring Convocation, which will include a morning of learning and advocacy with and for those experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity on Thursday, April 28. Learn more and register here for "Building on What Works" to Address the Housing Crisis in PA. Look for more details on the entire convocation at www.unitedlutheranseminary.edu   This year's theme is "Grace and Grit." Note: Registration fee applies to both virtual and in-person participants. Registration deadline April 15. ‍…

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Building on What Works to Address Housing Crisis in PA

April 28
Valentine Hall, United Lutheran Seminary, 61 Seminary Ridge
Getttysburg, PA 17408 United States
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EVERYONE DESERVES A PLACE TO CALL HOME.  Even before the pandemic, the country was in the midst of a housing crisis. One in four renters spent more than half of their income on rent, and homelessness rates were rising, with more than 13,000 experiencing homelessness any day in Pennsylvania, including more than 31,000 children over the course of the previous year. A growing number of people have been unable to afford a place to call home, and the number of homes…

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