Agenda 3/01/16 Open Board Meeting-Panel of Speakers on Homelessness in the IE

March 1, 2016

Panel of Speakers on Homelessness in the Inland Empire:

Supervisor Josie Gonzales; San Bernardino County

   Philip F. Mangano, President/CEO, The American Roundtable to Abolish Homelessness

Tom Hernandez, San Bernardino County Homeless Services Officer

Open Board Meeting

San Bernardino Community College District
114 S. Del Rosa Dr.
San Bernardino, CA 92408

7:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Meeting Called to Order
8:30 a.m. Adjournment


Presiding: Mark Kaenel

      1. Introductions
      2. Announcements
      3. Approve Minutes from February 23, 2016

Chair of the Day: Dr. Dick Hart

This panel will speak about homelessness in San Bernardino from policy, national, and local perspectives. Supervisor Josie Gonzales showed early concern about homeless issues facing this county and took a leadership role in integrating services and initiatives to address homelessness here. Philip Mangano heads the American Roundtable to Abolish Homelessness, dedicated to ending the human tragedy of homelessness in our country. The Roundtable works with researchers, innovators, and practitioners to identify what’s working to end homelessness in local communities. Tom Hernandez is the Homeless Services Officer for the County of San Bernardino and works with the San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership. Formed in 2007, the Partnership consists of community and faith-based organizations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, private industry, and federal, state, and local governments, created to promote a strong collaboration between agencies to address homeless issues.

Important Upcoming Dates
03/01/16: Committee Draft Federal Issue Papers Due
03/08/16: Member Only Meeting – Selection of Inland Action Federal Issues
03/13-03/16: Washington, D.C. Advocacy Trip

Future Board Meetings
03/08/16: Member Only Board Meeting-Selection of D.C. issues and priorities
03/15/16: NO Meeting-Advocacy Trip to Washington, D.C.
03/22/16: Member Only Meeting: Washington, D.C. debrief