Tracy Slavens Elected Chair of the Next Generation Council of Community Partnership for Homeless
MIAMI – August 30, 2011 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Tracy Slavens, an associate in the firm's Miami office, has been elected Chair of the Next Generation Council of the Community Partnership for Homeless. She will serve as Chair of the Council for a two-year term.
Community Partnership for Homeless is a not-for-profit corporation that assists homeless men, women and children in transitioning off the streets of Miami-Dade County. The organization operates two Homeless Assistance Centers located in downtown Miami and in Homestead. These centers operate as one-stop temporary care entry points that provide not just food and shelter, but comprehensive case management, healthcare, daycare, job training and other assistance from a variety of social service agencies.
The Next Generation Council is an initiative of the Community Partnership for Homeless made up of young professionals who volunteer at the shelters and help to raise awareness for the fight against homelessness.
Slavens practices in the area of Land Use and Zoning Law and she is experienced in Land Use, Real Estate, and Multifamily Housing law. She represents developers and other property owners with land use and environmental issues before local governments, county boards and state agencies in obtaining developmental approvals of all types for residential, commercial, and industrial projects located throughout the South Florida region.