13th Annual Legislative Breakfast to be Held on March 13th

Housing Families

13th Annual Legislative Breakfast on Homelessness

 to be Held on March 13th

 

Malden, MA Massachusetts legislators, along with homeless and formerly homeless families will gather at Malden’s Irish American Club on Friday, March 13th from 9:00-11:00am to share experiences, solutions, and the importance for advocacy regarding the issue of homelessness.

The legislative breakfast is an annual event and is held to foster dialogue on family homelessness and allow the voices of those experiencing homelessness to be heard by their legislative officials.

To date, legislators scheduled to attend include: Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Barbara Bishop on behalf of Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, State Senator Jason Lewis, State Representative Steve Ultrino, State Representative Paul Donato, State Representative Paul Brodeur, State Representative Joseph McGonagle, State Representative Christine Barber, Malden Mayor Gary Christenson, Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Malden Councilor Barbara Murphy and Malden School Committee Member Maria Doucette.

Housing Families will unveil a special preview of a photography exhibit highlighting family homelessness in Greater Boston.

 

This is a free event, open to the public, and all are welcome to attend. A complimentary light breakfast will be served starting at 9am and the speaker series will run from 9:30-11am.

 

Special thanks to Bill Hart and the Malden Irish American Club for hosting the breakfast.

 

Service organizations sponsoring the breakfast are Housing Families Inc,

Homes for Families, and Heading Home, Inc.

 

To RSVP, contact Patty Kelly at Housing Families 781-322-9119 x115 or pkelly@housingfamilies.org

 

About Housing Families Inc. (HFI) was founded in 1986 by community members concerned about the growing crisis of homelessness among families in the cities of Everett, Malden, and Medford. Since then Housing Families Inc. has grown into one of the largest providers of family shelter in Massachusetts. HFI’s central mission is to help families build the skills and understanding they need to make a successful transition into their own home, and to prevent any recurrence of homelessness. For more information, please visit www.housingfamilies.org.

 

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