Dr. Megan Sandel, Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, will be speaking at the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless 2014 Legislative Action Day.

Legislative Action Day 2014: Standing Together, Taking Action to End Homelessness


The Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless’s annual legislative action day will be taking place on Thursday, February 27th at the Massachusetts State House. Please join to advocate to protect and promote investment in key housing and homelessness programs.

Some confirmed speakers include:

  • State Representative Jim O’Day, House Chair of the Joint Committee on Elder Affairs and Sponsor of Legislative Action Day
  • State Senator Jamie Eldridge, Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Housing
  • State Representative Gloria Fox, Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Joint Committee on Housing
  • Dr. Eric Belsky, Managing Director, Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Eric will speak on the Center’s new report, “America’s Rental Housing“. Read more about Dr. Belsky’s work here.
  • Dr. Megan Sandel, Principal Investigator, Children’s HealthWatch. Check out this recent blog post from Children’s HealthWatch on “The Housing Vaccine for Homeless Families: It’s TIme to Do What Works”.
  • Liz Rogers, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness and Co-Chair of the Identification and Connection Working Group of the Massachusetts Special Commission on Unaccompanied Homeless Youth