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Clackamas County Affordable Housing News

This is some news on affordable housing advocacy and coalition building efforts in Clackamas County.
Affordable Housing Coalition Gears Up for Action in Clackamas County!

I'd like to share information about a great opportunity for people who live in Clackamas County and are interested in working on affordable housing advocacy. Frree workshops and trainings available over the next few months as a new coalition building efforts gets rolling. The first activity is next week!

Building Support for Housing Resources:
a training for housing activists & friends of affordable housing
Wednesday, January 28th
2 to 5 pm
In Oregon City - RSVP for Location!
please RSVP to Nancy at (503) 654-1007 x112 or  yuill@nwhousing.org
Refreshments provided
Child care reimbursement available if prearranged

This is first in a six part series of training sessions to help us expand our affordable housing resources. This training will cover strategies to expand our coalition, identify allies and build an action plan to obtain endorsements and official support. We will identify supporters and develop an action plan to contact them and build relationships with them.

This training will help us develop a plan of action and the necessary skills to reach out to Clackamas County residents, organizations, and leaders to secure their involvement. Much of this session will become the workplan for the new part-time organizer.

Sponsored by the Clackamas Housing Action Network (CHAN)
CHAN is a local network of individuals and organizations taking action to meet the need for more affordable housing in our community. Join us!

Solving our affordable housing crisis will take all of us working together, and it will take community support. If you know anyone who might be interested in these efforts, please pass along this info. or feel free to llet me know who they are and I would be happy to contact them personally.


Kelly Caldwell

phone: phone: 503-239-5679