Subcommittee Hearing

Opportunities and Challenges in Addressing Homelessness

Housing, Transportation, and Community Development Date:   Tuesday, July 19, 2022 Time:   02:30 PM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION, AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “Opportunities and Challenges in Addressing Homelessness.” The witnesses will be: Ms. Ann Oliva, Chief Executive Officer, National Alliance to End Homelessness; Ms. Kathryn Monet, Chief Executive Officer, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans; Ms. Cathy ten Broeke, Assistant Commissioner and Executive Director, Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness (MICH); Ms. Isabel McDevitt, Co-Founder And Board President, Work Works America; and Ms. Jamie Kirsch, Board Member, Journey On.

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Member Statements

  1. Tina Smith (D - Minnesota)
  2. Mike Rounds (R - South Dakota)


  1. Ms. Ann Oliva
    Chief Executive Officer
    National Alliance to End Homelessness
  2. Ms. Kathryn Monet
    Chief Executive Officer
    National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
  3. Ms. Cathy ten Broeke
    Assistant Commissioner and Executive Director
    Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness (MICH)
  4. Ms. Isabel McDevitt
    Co-Founder and Board President
    Work Works America
  5. Ms. Jamie Kirsch
    Board Member
    Journey On