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HSN BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES (MEMBERS ONLY)
Wednesday, June 4, 12 noon to 1:30 pm
IHSS Consortium, 1035 Market (x-6th and 7th St.), Basement
HSN members are welcome to attend our BYO brown bag lunch series for current and new staff at our member organizations. We encourage Executive Directors and developing leaders to attend!
The topic for this month's event is Engaging Consumers and Clients in Advocacy Campaigns, featuring two great community organizers, James Tracy of Community Housing Partnership and Hatty Lee of Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation.
Please RSVP to Debbi at debbilerman@sfhsn.org or 668-0444.

HSN STEERING COMMITTEE (MEMBERS ONLY)
Wednesday, July 9, 10 am to 12 noon
Progress Foundation, 368 Fell St. (x-Octavia)
Current HSN members are welcome to attend Steering Committee meetings. We require an RSVP to Debbi at debbilerman@sfhsn.org or 668-0444 to ensure that we have enough materials.

HSN STEERING COMMITTEE (MEMBERS ONLY)
Wednesday, August 13, 10 am to 12 noon
Progress Foundation, 368 Fell St. (x-Octavia)
Current HSN members are welcome to attend Steering Committee meetings. We require an RSVP to Debbi at debbilerman@sfhsn.org or 668-0444 to ensure that we have enough materials.
We will discuss our November 2014 ballot measure endorsements at this meeting. We encourage member participation.

KEY CITY BUDGET PROCESS DATES AND HEARINGS

Board of Supervisors calendar
Proposed budget hearing schedule, March-June 2014, including the following Budget Committee hearings:

June 19 and 25, 10am: All social services departments (no public comment)

June 20, 10am: Final public comment on the budget

June 26-27: Final Budget Committee deliberations


HEARINGS ON HOMELESSNESS

Supervisor Mark Farrell has called for a series of public hearings on homelessness. They will take place before the Budget Committee at 10am in Board Chambers. The tentative schedule is as follows:

  • 4/30: Cost Effective Strategies for Housing the Homeless
  • 5/7: Housing Ladder/Evictions from Publicly Funded Units
  • 5/14: Women and Families
  • 5/21: Veterans and Seniors
  • 5/28: TAY and Unaccompanied Youth and the LGBT Population

General Membership Meetings
General member meetings are open to dues-paying HSN members and any organization interested in becoming a member. As of February 2013, HSN decided to suspend our regular membership meetings, and introduced a new brown bag lunch series for HSN members only. We will hold an annual general member meeting on March 28, 2014.

2014 BROWN BAG LUNCHES (MEMBERS ONLY)

Events will take place on the first Wednesday of the month, 12 to 1:30 pm. Locations will be announced as each event is finalized.

February 5 : Advocacy for Health and Human Service Funding During the Great Recession: The Experience of HSN, 2008-2012

April 2 : The Birth of HSN: Creating a Unified Voice for the San Francisco Health and Human Services Sector

June 4: Engaging Clients and Consumers in Advocacy Campaigns

September 3: TBD

October 1: TBD

November 5: TBD

MEMBERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO ATTEND THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS:

    HSN Steering Committee: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 10am to 12pm, Progress Foundation, 368 Fell St. An RSVP is required.

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