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June 2016

Community Developers Network: Introduction to Passive House Multifamily Buildings

June 16, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
United Way of Greater New Haven, 370 James St
New Haven, CT United States
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$75 - $100

Adam Cohen of Passiv Science has been designing and building Passive House Multifamily Apartments at costs comparable to typical new construction. This workshop will explain the basics of Passive House design principles specific to Multifamily. The workshop will also examine aspects of Integrated Project Management as well as construction details, equipment, controls, built examples and ways to capture money typically left on the table in conventional design-bid-build projects. Topics will include: the basics of Passivhaus, the basic physics, the standards, modeled…

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Partnership for Strong Communities: Reaching Home Celebration Dinner and Housing Awards

June 16, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Lion Hotel Cromwell, 100 Berlin Rd
Cromwell, CT 06416 United States
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Please join the Partnership for Strong Communities at the 11th Annual Reaching Home Celebration Dinner and Housing Awards to celebrate the successes of the Reaching Home Campaign to end homelessness in Connecticut. The Reaching Home Campaign is focused on ending homelessness in Connecticut through Opening Doors, the national strategy to prevent and end homelessness among people who are chronically homeless, veterans, children and families, and youth. The Housing Awards at the Reaching Home Celebration will highlight supportive housing tenants who have…

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Connecticut Housing Coalition: Annual Meeting

June 22, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bill Miller’s Castle, 834 E. Main St
Branford, CT United States
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Free - $25

Join us for our 2016 Annual Meeting. We have a packed agenda, including a number of featured speakers and an engaging panel discussion on "Connecticut's New Economic Reality." Hear from our panelists who will speak to the realities of our current budget and how we got here. Additionally, take this opportunity to ask questions as they provide insight on how to successfully move forward during this challenging time. Featured Speakers:  -Honorable Martin M. Looney, Senate President Pro Tempore, Connecticut Senate -Honorable Brendan Sharkey, Speaker…

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Partnership for Strong Communities: Pushing the Envelope-Creative Financing to End Homelessness IForum

June 29, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
The Lyceum, 227 Lawrence St
Hartford, CT United States
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Homelessness is expensive. Advancing creative ways to invest in solutions to end homelessness in our state will reduce public costs as well as make life better for many people who are currently living without a stable place to call home. Innovative financing will be critical to this effort. This IForum will look at creative ways to stretch limited funding to accomplish the goal of ending homelessness, including public-private partnerships, cross-sector collaborations, access to mainstream supports and prioritization of resources.  …

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July 2016

Emerging Leaders Network: Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day

July 9, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Eastern Connecticut Home Renovation Project, 244 Washington Street
Norwich, CT United States
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Join us in July for a hands-on affordable housing building opportunity at a home renovation project in eastern Connecticut. To date, Habitat for Humanity has just about finished up working on the outside of the site and we will be joining them as they transition to the inside. Although we will not know the exact project(s) we will be working on until the day-of, possible interior projects can include: framing out walls, insulation, drywall, trim work, painting and installation of…

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