MHSA Member Agency JRI to Host “Beyond the Basics: Advancing Care for LGBTQ+ Youth and Young Adults” Conference on October 19

MHSA member agency Justice Resource Institute (JRI) is hosting a conference on Wednesday, October 19, 2016: Beyond the Basics: Advancing Care for LGBTQ+ Youth and Young Adults. You are invited to join JRI Health and JRI’s Institute for Research Inquiry (IRIE) for an exploration of how we can collectively advance the care of LGBTQ+ youth…

Homelessness and Nutrition

Homelessness and Nutrition

Today, we continue our blog series, Medical Research on Health and Housing, which analyzes and summarizes current medical literature exploring the multiple links between health and housing. For this post, Haiyan Huang and Jenny Liang have worked with MHSA Advisory Council Member Dan Dworkis, MD-PhD, to analyze research about the connection between people who are experiencing homelessness and their quality…

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MHSA YPG Member Spotlight: Jeremiah Hasson

The MHSA Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) is dedicated to creating a dynamic environment that fosters connections between young professionals as they engage in ending homelessness. As the group continues to grow, we are excited to launch a member spotlight series that highlights the experiences of young professionals who are currently involved with MHSA YPG.…

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MHSA YPG Homecoming: Let’s Bring Our Neighbors Home

On Thursday, October 20, 2016, the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) held its inaugural “Homecoming: Let’s Bring Our Neighbors Home” event, a fundraiser in support of MHSA’s work to end homelessness in the Commonwealth. Young professionals from the Greater Boston area connected with each other while enjoying good food, drinks, live music, and…

MHSA is Moving!

The MHSA office is moving this summer! As of August 1, 2016, our new mailing address will be: PO Box 8638 Boston, MA 02114 Please update your records accordingly. Our phone numbers, fax number and email addresses will remain the same. If you have any questions about our new location, please contact us at 617-367-6447. If you…

“Ending Homelessness: Why We Haven’t, How We Can” Book Panel Discussion in Boston on July 20, 2016

On July 20, 2016, Dr. Donald Burnes of the Burnes Institute on Poverty and Homelessness, editor of the newly published book “Ending Homelessness: Why We Haven’t, How We Can,” will join contributing authors Collin Whelley of MHSA member agency Center for Social Innovation (C4) and Kate Whelley McCabe in leading a panel discussion on the book. C4’s Jeff Olivet will deliver opening remarks, and MHSA President & Executive Director…

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Five Reasons to “Like” MHSA YPG on Facebook

The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) is now on Facebook! Who are we? MHSA YPG is dedicated to creating a dynamic environment that fosters connections between young professionals as they engage in ending homelessness. Here are five reasons to connect with us today! For more information about MHSA YPG, contact…