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Connecting Housing, Jobs, and Transportation

Join us for an Educational Session on Connecting  Housing, Jobs and Transportation

Tuesday, June 13, 2017   9:00 – 12:30  (Registration starts 8:30)

Capital Union Building CUB, Penn State Harrisburg Campus, Middletown Pa.

The South Central Assembly’s Housing & Community Development Committee and the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania will offer an educational session on “Connecting  Housing, Jobs and Transportation ” on June 13 at Penn State’s Campus in Middletown, Pennsylvania.

This session will be of interest to:  Employers, Non Profit agencies, City and Municipal Officials, Planners, Workforce Development and Transportation agencies, Federal  and State Housing and Community Development agencies  and others interested in workforce housing and community economic development.

The workshop examines:

  • Connecting  Housing, Jobs and Transportation
  • Exploring cost effective and efficient transportation options for low wage earners needing to get from home to work on a tight budget in reasonable time
  • Transportation as a barrier to accessing and keeping higher paying 2nd or 3rd shift jobs in locations not serviced by regular public transportation
  • Providing flexible transportation programs and services needed to achieve sustainable employment essential for housing and financial stability

Panelists and presenters come from organizations engaged in connecting Housing, Jobs and Transportation, and who have created successful Transportation Assistance  programs for low income workers.

Session Presenters include:

  • Ray D’Agostino, Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership (Moderator)
  • Robert Bini, Lancaster Co.  Planning Commission, Smart Growth Transportation Imitative
  • Matt Boyer, Commuter Services of Pa.
  • Jeff Glisson, South Central Transit Authority

This Regional Housing Workshop is free, but please register by 6-7-17 to reserve your seat.  Seating limited to 75.   Follow this link for directions to the Capital Union Building (CUB  is “G” on map).  campus map

TO REGISTER please click the link here. Allow several seconds for the registration form to appear, and Click on “Checkout”.

We look forward to seeing you at the session.

The South Central Assembly’s Housing & Community Development Committee

  • Steve Snell, Chair       SCA Housing & Community Development Committee
  • George Klaus               York Housing Coalition
  • Ray D’Agostino           Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership
  • Craig Zumbrun           South Central Assembly
  • Roger Steffy                 Tabor Community Services
  • Stephanie McIlwee     Pennsylvania Interfaith Community Programs Inc.
  • Diana Kerr                   Community Development Consulting
  • Darren Burroughs      Harrisburg Housing Authority
  • Tim Whelan                 Cumberland County Housing & Redevelopment
  • Melissa Quinones       Lebanon City Community & Economic Development Dept.

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