USICH TO HOST ANNUAL EXTRA MILE RECOGNITIONS
WASHINGTON - December 4, 2020 - On Monday, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness will host the annual Extra Mile Recognitions ceremony. The virtual event may be viewed live on the USICH Facebook page. The Extra Mile Recognitions are awarded to local, state and federal stakeholders who have made extraordinary efforts to support USICH's mission and improve outcomes for Americans experiencing homelessness.
WHAT: USICH Annual Extra Mile Recognitions
WHEN: Monday, December 7, 2020 at from 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. EST
WHO: The annual event will feature state, local and federal leaders who have gone the extra mile to support Americans experiencing homelessness and USICH’s mission to increase self-sufficiency and to dramatically reduce homelessness.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R - Alaska) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D - West Virginia) will receive special recognition for their support for children, youth and families. Presenting remarks:
Dr. Ben Carson - Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
John P. Pallasch - U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, USICH Chairman Robert G. Marbut, Jr. - USICH Executive Director