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Messaging Matters: this image shows how your message might not be received by your intended audience.  Messaging Matters

WHAT:  You may be telling a brilliant, important story, but you might use words that actually make people stop hearing you.  Watch this presentation, if you want to know more.  

WHY: HCT members surveyed communicators across Montana about their successes and frustrations when trying to get listeners to understand issues having to do with "Affordable Housing".  After a strong response, a subcommittee was formed to explore possible solutions.  We are sharing what we learned.

WHO: This information is for anyone interested in delivering any message in a way that it is much more likely to be heard by your intended audience.

HOW:  To access the Messaging Matters portal of information, please follow these simple instructions:

  • send an email to housing@mt.gov with the subject line:  REQUESTING ACCESS to Messaging Matters portal

  • in the body of email, include the following:

    • First Name:

    • Last Name:

    • Organization

    • Email

You will receive an email with a link to the portal.  This may take up to 48 hours, but if possible will be handled sooner than that.

QUESTIONS:  Send any questions or comments to housing@mt.gov.  Subject line:  Messaging Matters.  Thanks, this will help us deliver correctly.



   Housing Coordinating Team:  1ST QUARTER MEETING

When:  Wednesday, January 30, 2019

What Time:9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.

Where: 301 S. Park Avenue, Room 228, Helena

Attend via Webinar:  Click HERE to register

Agenda:  Printable

  • PREVIEW OF JANUARY SPEAKER AND TOPIC:

    • Featured Guest: Brendan McCarthy, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Montana, Billings

      • We will learn about the Sexual Harassment in Housing Initiative,

        • led by the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice

        • the goal is to address sexual harassment by:

          • landlords, property managers, maintenance workers, loan officers or anyone who has control over someone’s access to their home

      • We will hear:

        • Why this initiative is important

        • What we can do to help

        • Where to find resources

        • How to report

        • How cases can and have been resolved



   Housing Coordinating Team:  2ND QUARTER MEETING

When:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019

What Time:9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.

Where:301 S. Park Avenue, Room 228, Helena

Attend via Webinar:  Click HERE to register

Agenda:  Printable

  • PREVIEW OF MAY SPEAKER AND TOPIC:

    • Featured Guest: Mary Craigle, Research and Information Services Bureau Chief, Census & Economic Information Center, MDOC

      • We will learn about the importance of counting every person in Montana during the Census in 2020.  More information



   Housing Coordinating Team:  3RD QUARTER MEETING

When:  Wednesday, August 28, 2019

What Time: 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.

Where: 301 S. Park Avenue, Room 228, Helena

Attend via Webinar:  Click HERE to register

Agenda:  Printable



   Housing Coordinating Team:  4TH QUARTER MEETING

When:  Wednesday, December 4, 2019

What Time: 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.

Where: 301 S. Park Avenue, Room 228, Helena

Attend via Webinar:  Click HERE to register

Agenda:  Printable


 


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