Southern Oregon Homelessness Summit

OHRA is co-sponsoring the Southern Oregon Homelessness Summit. This groundbreaking event—scheduled for 10 am to 4 pm on February 3rd at the Ashland Hills Hotel—offers a comprehensive look at the causes of homelessness and housing insecurity in Southern Oregon.

The summit aims to educate and engage community members who are eager to understand the underlying factors contributing to homelessness. It will also highlight the ongoing efforts within the region and state to address this critical issue, showcasing programs that have made a significant impact on those most in need.


We are honored to feature a lineup of esteemed speakers and panelists:


– Pam Marsh, Oregon State Representative

– Jason Elzy, Executive Director of the Housing Authority of Jackson County

– Cass Sinclair, Executive Director of OHRA

– Mary Ferrell, Executive Director of the Maslow Project

– Brian Guiney, Director, US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

– Stacy Brubaker, Director of Human Services, Jackson County

– Linda Reid, Housing Program Specialist, City of Ashland

– Melanie Doshier, Support Services Director, ACCESS

– Barbara Johnson, Executive Director, Community Works

– Libby Gill, Executive Coach, Leadership & Development, Author

– Dennis Slattery, President of the Board, OHRA

Tickets for the summit are priced at an accessible $25, which includes a catered lunch. This gathering is more than just an educational event; it’s a call to action for all of us to become part of a collective solution to a challenge that affects our entire community.


This will be an opportunity to learn from local and state experts involved with the homelessness issue and connect with fellow community members committed to making a difference.

Event Details:

– Date: Saturday, February 3rd

– Time: 10 am – 4 pm

– Location: Ashland Hills Hotel, Ashland, Oregon

– Ticket Price: $25 (includes lunch)

For tickets and full program information, please visit the conference website.

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