Category Archives: H1K Leadership Interviews

Interview with Tina Case, Volunteer Photographer with Housing 1000

Housing 1000 is pleased to introduce our new volunteer photographer, Tina Case (of Tina Case Photography).  Tina has been a professional photographer since 2008 and has devoted her time and energy in various volunteer activities.  Now she’s combining her two passions … Continue reading

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Interview with Shelly Barbieri, Housing 1000 Care Coordination Project Manager with EHC Lifebuilders

“Last week we housed a 77-year-old man,” says Shelly. “He’d been homeless for 40 years.” It’s all in a day’s work for Shelly Barbieri of EHC Lifebuilders—she does intake, referrals, and periodic life-saving detective work. As the Housing 1000 Care Coordination … Continue reading

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Interview with Lorena Collins, Senior Program Director of South Bay Mental Health and Men’s Services with InnVision the Way Home

Lorena Collins is the Senior Program Director of South Bay Mental Health and Men’s Services with InnVision the Way Home. But before that, she spent 20 years as a case manager—so she knows what it means to be there every … Continue reading

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Interview with Chris Richardson, Director of Program Operations with Downtown Streets Team

Chris Richardson is the Director of Program Operations with Downtown Streets Team, a partner of Housing 1000. Through Downtown Streets Team, homeless men and women are given the opportunity as “team members” to rebuild their lives through an innovative work-readiness … Continue reading

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Interview with Miriam Rivera, Intensive Case Manager with New Directions

Miriam Rivera is an intensive case manager with New Directions who is working with Housing 1000 clients. That means she advocates for some of the sickest, most chronically homeless men and women in the county. This week we spoke with … Continue reading

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Interview with Jon Talbert, Pastor with WestGate Church

Jon Talbert is a self-described “compassion pastor” with WestGate Church. He just finished coordinating the very successful Beautiful Day, a service event which involved over 4,000 people working to help others all over Santa Clara County. He is dedicated to service … Continue reading

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Interview with Leslye Corsiglia, Director of the Housing Department of the City of San Jose

Leslye Corsiglia has been working in affordable housing since the age of 18. She is currently the Director of the Housing Department of the City of San Jose, is on the board of Destination: Home, and is an expert at … Continue reading

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