Media Advisory: Release of Calgary's Updated Plan to End Homelessness and Community Summit

February 27, 2015

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 27, 2015) - On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) along with close to 400 participants from government, non-profit sector, corporate Calgary, and faith groups will host a Community Summit where Calgary's Updated Plan to End Homelessness will be launched.

Since the launch of Calgary's Plan to End Homelessness in 2008, close to 6,000 people have been provided housing with supports. Enormous progress has been made but much work remains to be done.

WHAT: Launch of Calgary's Updated Plan to End Homelessness - Community Summit
WHO:
Alan Norris, Board Chair, CHF and RESOLVE Campaign and President and CEO, Brookfield Residential
Diana Krecsy, President and CEO, CHF
Sylvia Cheuy, Tamarack Institute
8 Presenters of the Plan from the homeless-serving sector, government and community who will be speaking to the 4 Priority Directions of the Plan
WHEN: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
9 am - 2 pm
Formal Program 9 am - 12 pm
Lunch and Working Groups 12 pm - 2 pm
WHERE: Red & White Club
1833 Crowchild Trail NW
Calgary, AB
MEDIA: Media are invited to attend. The speakers will be available after each segment for individual interviews with general availability for interviews between 12:30 pm and 1 pm.
Copies of the Plan At a Glance will be available at the Summit with the full Plan accessible online after 10:30 am on Tuesday, March 3rd.

ABOUT THE CALGARY HOMELESS FOUNDATION

The Calgary Homeless Foundation leads the implementation of Calgary's Plan to End Homelessness in partnership with the many homeless-serving agencies, the private sector, government partners, the faith community, other foundations and all Calgarians to end homelessness in Calgary once and for all.

Visit www.calgaryhomeless.com.