Westchester Economic Security Coalition Meeting!

April 29, 2009

We will be holding a Westchester Economic Security Coalition meeting on Tuesday, May 5th at 4pm at Wespac in White Plains (255 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd, 2nd Floor).

I hope you will be able to make it.  This meeting is open to the public and I encourage you to invite anyone who may be interested.

Here is a tentative agenda.  Please let me know any additional items you would like to discuss.

1. Update on Westchester Projects

A. Mount Vernon DSS

B. Report back from February budget forum at West Help

C. Report back from statewide lobby day

2. Update on the budget

A. Follow up on implementation

3. Housing update

A. 15 million in budget for new job creations that will be given directly to counties, but they must apply.  Should we work on pressuring Westchester County to apply for these funds?

4. State legislative agenda

A. Access to education and training

B. The energy retrofit proposal by Working Families Party

5. Update on health care work

6. What can we work on locally?

A. Skills training

B. Low income group focused on job creation

C. Other ideas

7. Other


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