As Executive Director of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, Victoria L. Mallette is responsible for directing and implementing Miami-Dade County’s Community Homeless Plan: Priority Home, the local Continuum of Care’s framework for preventing and ending homelessness. The Homeless Trust administers and leverages a first-in-the-nation dedicated source of funding for people experiencing homelessness, a Food & Beverage Tax, and through a coordinated network of providers and partners houses and serves approximately 8,000 homeless and formerly homeless individuals and families each day. In 2022, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia L. Fudge called Miami-Dade County’s homeless Continuum of Care a “model for the nation”. Ms. Mallette has a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Florida International University and Master of Science in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University.
9:00 AM–10:15 AM Jul 24, 2019 (US - Eastern)