AzCRH Webinar: Preventing Evictions in Rural Arizona
Webinar: Thursday, April 15, 2021
12:00 pm Arizona Time
Preventing Evictions in Rural Arizona
- Understand the protections of the CDC Moratorium for renters
- Understand rental assistance resources available for COVID-19 related financial hardships
- Understand how to connect tenants to free/low-cost legal assistance
Register at: http://www.telemedicine.arizona.edu
Joanna Carr is the Research and Policy Director at the Arizona Housing Coalition. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree Psychology and Sociology from Sheffield Hallam University, England, and a Master in Public Administration from Grand Canyon University. With a background in direct services, Joanna spent 9 years working with households experiencing homelessness, including as a case coordinator for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program in Maricopa County. Joanna is now involved in a number of projects that center around local level advocacy, education and collaboration relating to ending homelessness. Joanna serves as co-chair of the Arizona Balance of State Homeless Veterans workgroup, Improvement Team Lead for the Maricopa County Ending Veteran Homelessness Workgroup Committee and sits on the Arizona Balance of State Continuum of Care Governance Advisory Board.
Hillary Evans is the Resource Strategy & Community Engagement Supervisor for Crisis Response Network, overseeing the Community Engagement Team for 2-1-1 Arizona. The 2-1-1 Community Engagement Team works to improve access to care and service delivery for individuals and families through improved coordination between 211 and community entities focused on housing, healthcare, economic and food security. Hillary has worked in the homeless and affordable housing field for over 14 years. She is passionate about ensuring access to housing for those most vulnerable on the streets, specifically people with criminal backgrounds related to their mental health or substance use. To this end, she has chaired and participated in numerous work groups on community coordinated entry, housing first, harm reduction, veteran homelessness and affordable housing legislation. She has a Masters in Human Rights Practice from the University of Arizona.