Spring Member Meeting - Resident Services
Community Engagement and Resident Leadership Programs
- Example of a resident empowerment program in San Diego shared by Jorge Riquelme of Community HousingWorks: The Resident Leadership Academy organized by Community Health Improvement Partners. You can find the program curriculum in English, Spanish, Arabic, and Vietnamese here.
- Example of an empowerment program for supportive housing residents: Speak Up! run by Corporation for Supportive Housing.
- Example of a resident leadership/train the trainer program in Chicago shared by The Community Builders: The Community Leadership Academy by Proviso Partners for Health.
- Example of a network to promote civic engagement among residents in California: Residents United Network (RUN) formed by Housing California.
- Information on the Asset-Based Community Development model shared by Maria Elana Marquez of LINC Housing Corporation: This model is taught at the Asset-Based Community Development Institute founded by John McKnight.
- The Community Builders - Resident Needs Survey
- BRIDGE Housing – Resident Relief Fund Survey DRAFT
- BRIDGE Housing – Provider Survey
Other Programs/Training Members are Pursuing
- Family Independence Initiative (FII) – Families join FII in a group of 5 to 7 other families from their community. They make a 2-year commitment to one another by meeting and journaling monthly. In return, families receive cash grants through FII’s UpTogether Fund based on the data they provide.
- National Housing Trust brought in a facilitator from Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) - a member-based organization of Black youth activists creating justice and freedom for all Black people.
- Mental Health First Aid Training is offered through various programs including:
- LGBTQ Safe Zone Training is offered through various programs including:
- Trauma Informed Care Training is offered through various programs including:
- National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
- The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute