Author Archives: RHA

03 Oct
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RMAP Human Services Transportation Plan Survey

The Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning (RMAP) is seeking public participation and comment in the form of a digital Transit User Survey that will be used for updating the Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP). The HSTP is ...

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03 Oct
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The 2016 Good Neighbor Award goes to – Mary Jo Powers, a caring and compassionate neighbor

The Good Neighbor Award recognizes and individual or agency going above and beyond the normal efforts to improve a neighborhood, engage residents and build unity. Last year in the midst of an emotionally charged battle on housing, a resident of ...

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30 Sep
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The 2016 Jane Addams Peace Award goes to Samuel K. Sarpiya

The Jane Addams Peace Award goes to an individual or agency who strives to live in the legacy of Jane Addams; exhibiting a passionate commitment to developing and restoring peace and advocating for the oppressed. The Center for Nonviolence and ...

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29 Sep
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Hoop houses help Blackhawk Courts farming initiative

By Kayli Plotner, RRStar Staff Writer Thursday, September 29, 2016 More Time To Grow Hoop houses help Blackhawk Courts farming initiative Rockford – Three years ago Ken Yatte Moore was unemployed and rarely ate vegetables, but a community garden helped ...

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27 Sep
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Rockford Housing Authority Third Annual Community Celebration Thank You

“There are days in our careers when we feel the weight of our work and then there are days when, in spite of the weight amazing things happen! Days where love, appreciation and humanity come together and you realize those ...

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23 Sep
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Rockford Housing Authority launches ‘I Am Rockford’ music video

Rockford Register Star By Adam Poulisse September 22. 2016 10:57PM Rockford Housing Authority launches ‘I Am Rockford’ music video ROCKFORD — The Rockford Housing Authority unveiled a locally produced music video tonight that celebrates its message and its residents. The ...

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14 Sep
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Non Profits Symposium “The Need to Think Differently about Nonprofit Leadership”

Local, Regional, and National Subject Matter Experts and Nonprofit Professionals. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Susan Dreyfus, President & CEO Alliance for Strong Families & Communities Topic: “The Need to Think Differently about Nonprofit Leadership” View Full Event Detail and Register at nonprofitsymposium.org ...

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07 Sep
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“Ethnic Heritage Museum Celebrates the History of HBCUs”

IMMEDIATE RELEASE For contact information: David Ruffin, deruff1@hotmail.com “Ethnic Heritage Museum Celebrates the History of HBCUs” Rockford, IL – It’s back to school time and the African American Gallery will showcase its newest exhibit “Celebrating the History of HBCUs” on ...

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02 Sep
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IHDA Sends Congratulations to Gorman & Company, Inc., RHA, and Others

  Source: Illinois Housing Development Authority Published: August 30 at 5:27pm Congratulations to Gary Gorman and Andre Blakley of Gorman & Company Inc., Ron Clewer and the Rockford Housing Authority, Boston Capital, Antonio Riley of the U.S. Department of Housing ...

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29 Aug
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PRESS RELEASE: Governor Opens Minority Entrepreneurship Program Applications

Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program will help make economy work for everyone. PEORIA – Governor Bruce Rauner announced today, at the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce annual conference in Peoria, that applications for the Advancing the Development of ...

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