City of Tucson to become new Collaborative Applicant
|TPCH meetings through April 5
TODAY: Governance & Planning Committee, 8:30-10:00 am,
Board of Directors – Tues., March 26, 3:00-5:00pm, Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress St.Outreach Coordination Subcommittee – Thurs., March 28, 9:30-10:30am, American Red Cross, 2916 E. Broadway Blvd.
Governance & Planning Committee – Fri., March 29, 8:30-10:00am, Sullivan Jackson Employment Center,
Emergency Solutions Subcommittee – Wed., April 3, 10:30am-12:00pm, Library, Trinity Presbyterian Church,
Outreach Coordination Subcommittee – Thurs., April 4, 9:30-10:30am, American Red Cross,
Governance & Planning Committee – Fri., April 5, 8:30-10:00am, Sullivan Jackson Employment Center,
Homeless Youth Subcommittee – Fri., April 5, 8:30-10:00am, GAP Ministries, 2861 N. Flowing Wells Rd.
Legal Help at night!
The Pima County Bar Association will hold free “Court Night” legal information sessions on Tuesday, March 26, 4:00-5:30 pm and 5:45-7:15 pm at Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road.
See the attached flyers in English and Spanish.
Board terms revised, email nominations by March 31
|The TPCH General Council, at its March 12, 2019 special meeting, passed two motions updating our Continuum of Care’s operations and structure. They were:
· The City of Tucson will become the CoC’s new Collaborative Applicant on an appropriate date as determined by a collaborative transition plan.
· Article VI of the TPCH Governance Charter is amended to include a maximum of 27 Board members (21 elected) with three-year terms, align the representation more closely with CoC program requirements, and ensure that no more than one-third of elected Board members’ terms end in any single future year. A lottery will determine terms’
New and continuing TPCH Board members will be elected at the May 9 TPCH General Council Annual Meeting, 3-4:30 pm, at the Emily Nottingham (Sentinel) Building, 320 N. Commerce Park Loop.
Open positions (new or where the serving director reached term limit) are:
· First Responder (Law enforcement, Fire Department, etc.)
· Utility Company
· CoC Grant Recipient
· CoC Grant Recipient
· Local/State Government
· McKinney-Vento Liaison or School Rep
Positions for which current Board members are eligible for reelection are:
· Local/State Government, Adriane Clark, Arizona Department of Economic Security
· Faith-based Organization, Charles Hofker, Gospel Rescue Mission
· First Responder, Lt. Jamie Brady, Tucson Police Dept.
Any TPCH member may send nominations to the Treasurer and the Governance & Planning Committee chair by March 31.
Banner & Bombas aid homeless March 31
|Banner University Medical Center and Bombas Socks will aid people without permanent housing and other underserved people Sunday, March 31, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (noon) at their South Campus, 2800 E. Ajo Way in front of the Behavioral Health Pavilion.
The Connecting the Community event will serve breakfast burritos and beverages, and offer free: haircuts; first aid kits; sunscreen, hand sanitizer, dog food; diabetes education; diabetic foot screenings; and help signing up for AHCCCS. See and post the attached flyer.
Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice