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This year’s theme, “Celebrating 40 Years of Progressive Leadership,” acknowledges TASH’s 40 years of generating change within the disability community and anticipates a brighter, more inclusive future for people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Each year, the TASH Conference impacts the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world.

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Wednesday, December 2 • 1:40pm - 4:40pm
Creating a Place Called Home FULL

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We are challenged to create housing opportunities that are truly individualized where the person experiencing a disability is the leaseholder or deed holder of their home. We only create real home enviorments when we provide choice and control in relation to housing options one person at a time. This workshop will provide and array of proven strategies and methods utilized for creating person-controlled community based rental housing and home ownership opportunities. Myself along with local advocates, Portland housing organizations and professionals will share their universal stories and expertise on how to help individuals create a place called home. OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to gain a better understanding of rental and home ownership resources available to create a place called home.
Participants will understand how asset-building strategies can improve the lives of individuals with disabilities without harming public benefits.
Participants will understand how to create community partnerships to obtain generic community housing resources.
Participants will learn the values and vision surrounding person controlled housing.


Wednesday December 2, 2015 1:40pm - 4:40pm
Portland 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

Attendees (30)


Waitlist (6)