End HomelessnessAugust 24, 2016
Connecticut is leading the way in ending homelessness among veterans and the chronically homeless. At a press conference Tuesday in Waterbury, state Housing Commissioner Evonne Klein talked about how coordination between providers and the government has been successful in addressing homelessness. (Read more here)
State Representative Butler (D-Waterbury), House chair of the Legislature’s Housing Committee, hosted the event at the Saint Vincent DePaul Shelter. Besides Commissioner Klein, Rep. Butler was joined by Lisa Tepper Bates, executive director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, 5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy.