United States Interagency 
 Council on Homelessness          
October 31, 2017

Collaborating to End Homelessness for Victims of Domestic Violence in Wisconsin       
As Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to an end, Carrie Poser, director of the Wisconsin Balance of State Continuum of Care, urges homelessness service providers and victim service providers to continue to come together behind effective solutions.
Emerging Strategies for Addressing Racial Inequities in Our Efforts to End Homelessness 
At USICH, we've been deepening our conversations with many of you about the concrete strategies needed to address racial inequities in our efforts to prevent and end homelessness.  
After digging in with leaders at our August convening and with partners at the Center for Social Innovation, Policy Advisor Brittani Manzo shares some of the ideas that have begun to surface. 
Are You Working to Strengthen Your Coordinated Entry System to Comply with HUD's Requirements? 

HUD has released a number of resources that can help you meet the January 23, 2018, deadline for coordinated assessment system requirements
Do you have ideas on how we can do a better job of preventing homelessness?   
Take a Look at This New Research from HHS on Youth Who Experience Prolonged Homelessness 

These briefs from HHS summarize factors associated with prolonged episodes of homelessness among youth, to help organizations use their resources more efficiently to address the needs of these young people.