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The Communications line of work is responsible for managing the internal and external communications of Chicago's Homeless Response System in a comprehensive and responsive manner. Activities include providing Action Agenda materials and updates, serving as the system communications strategist, creating regular communications that provide performance updates, coordinating media relations, and managing system-wide advocacy priorities. Contact Adina Young with any questions.

Action Plans

September 2019 (workgroup)
August 2019 (workgroup)
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018

Attendance Tracker

Please note: We have temporarily removed these from the website due to privacy issues. Should you have immediate questions, please contact Adina Young, Communications Manager. 

Workgroups and Committees

Communications Committee
The CoC Communications Committee will carry out a workplan created by the Communications Manager and the Ad-hoc Communications Workgroup, which was established in response to the Agenda Refinement Plan. That workgroup, made up of members from the community, was tasked with the creation and initial implementation of the Communications Line of Work's Workplan. The anticipated date of completion of their work is early November 2019.
Expertise Needed: Communications and marketing professionals who are interested in improving communications and marketing within the CoC.
Meeting Details: TBA

Ad-hoc Communications Workgroup
The Ad-hoc Communications Workgroup, established July 2019, is created in response to the Agenda Refinement Plan, approved at the June 2019 All CoC Meeting. This committee is tasked with the creation and initial implementation of the Communications Line of Work’s Workplan. The work of the ad-hoc workgroup shall continue until this work is complete. After this work is complete, there will be a call to establish the Communications Committee, a more permanent committee with communications professionals that will plan to meet as often as necessary based on the workplan created by the ad-hoc workgroup.
Expertise Needed: Interest in communications and marketing improvements to CoC.
Meeting Details: Flexible, Depending on Availability (every 2 weeks) at All Chicago and/or via phone.