Our monthly “Under the Dome and Around the State” (#UDAS) briefing call for justice advocates covers a few topics and keeps interested Missourians updated on legislative and state-wide issues that Empower Missouri works on.
This week, we’ll be talking with Brooke Shipporeit about Low-Income Housing in the US and Missouri more specifically.
Thursday, June 27th
Conference Call # & Passcode:
(515) 603-3103; 167856#
Brooke Schipporeit is a Housing Advocacy Organizer at the National Low Income Housing Coalition. She grew up and went to college in Nebraska then moved to Philadelphia, PA for graduate school where she spent three years supporting state and local coalitions in their efforts to advance solutions to housing poverty. Specifically, she worked as an MSW intern with the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania and as Philadelphia’s Regional Housing Coordinator for the Self-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania. Prior to beginning her career in affordable housing advocacy, Brooke spent time working in direct services in Nebraska for both the Head Start program and a domestic violence shelter. Brooke earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Nebraska Wesleyan University and her Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.
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