Housing Advocacy Team (HAT) member Nathan Smith recently passed (January 2016).
Nathan was a MANNA board member and dedicated community advocate for affordable housing. Nathan worked at the Veteran’s Consortium for over 20 years, played in a couple bands, and was active in his church Shield of Faith Christian Center. He was a member of HAT for almost 10 years and was a great advocate, musician and friend.
You can read some of his writing and public testimony on affordable housing below:
Not In My Backyard, January 2015: http://hatdc.org/?p=1876
We Want More Than Crumbs, April 2012: https://www.cnhed.org/blog/2012/04/we-want-more-than-crumbs/
Nathan, we will miss you and keep on fighting in your spirit and memory.