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- Yvette Alexander Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 7); Chair, Committee on Health and Human Services
- Kathy Sibert President and CEO, Arlington Street People's Assistance Network (A-SPAN)
- Kate Coventry Policy Analyst, DC Fiscal Policy Institute; Member, District of Columbia Interagency Council on Homelessness
- Eric Ares Community Organizer, Los Angeles Community Action Network
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