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State House Briefing on Legislation to Promote Dignity for People Experiencing Homelessness and Poverty: House Bills 529 + 1129

State House Briefing on Legislation to Promote Dignity for People Experiencing Homelessness and Poverty: House Bills 529 + 1129
Please invite your State Representative and Senator to join the Coalition and our legislative hosts, Representative Jim O'Day, Representative William Smitty Pignatelli, and Senator Pat Jehlen, for a legislative briefing on House Bill 529, An Act relative to assisting elders in the Commonwealth (fact sheet), and House Bill 1129, An Act providing a homeless bill of rights (fact sheet). Both bills are awaiting action by House Ways and Means. The event will take place on Thursday, July 14th from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the State House in the House Members Lounge.

Speakers will include our legislative hosts, Christine Ciulla, whose poetry recently was featured on the Coalition's blog and whose personal story was featured in Spare Change News, and Cochise W. of Rosie's Place.

Find your legislators contact information by going to www.wheredoivotema.com or calling the State House switchboard at 617-722-2000.

Legislative offices can RSVP by completing this brief form, emailing Kelly: kelly (at) mahomeless.org, or calling 781-595-7570 x17.

Thank you!

Pass House Bills 529  1129