Katie Headshot
Position
Continuum of Care Planning Director
Company
Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County
Location
Schaumburg Illinois UNITED STATES
Bio

Katie Eighan is the Continuum of Care Planning Director at the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County, the lead agency for the Cook County Continuum of Care (IL-511). Katie joined the Alliance in 2018 and has led several initiatives related to developing, implementing, and funding solutions to end and prevent homelessness in the suburbs of Chicago. Initiatives include strategic planning and resource coordination, Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program, HUD CoC Funding Competition, local/state/federal legislative and budget advocacy, and facilitating community-led decision-making to remove barriers to housing for people experiencing homelessness. Katie received her B.A. in Environmental Studies and Political Science from the College of St. Benedict in central Minnesota and received her M.S. in Political Science and Community and Economic Development from Illinois State University.

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