On June 4, 2014, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that a growing coalition of mayors, governors and county officials are committed to ending veteran homelessness in their communities by the end of 2015. The Mayors Challenge to End Veterans Homelessness is a coordinated effort with a housing first approach.
Moderator, Jessica Katz, Assistant Commissioner, Division of Special Needs, NYC HPD
Loree Sutton, Commissioner, NYC Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs
Tori Lyon, Executive Director, Jericho Project
Holly Leicht, Regional Director NY + NJ, U.S. HUD
Julie Irwin, Homeless Care Line Manager, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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