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10 Dec
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ConnectHome: The Digital Divide that Americans Face

December 10, 2015 Using digital tools in the classroom and for homework isn’t the future of learning, it’s the present Since 1994, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has documented the large increase in access to computers and the ...

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08 Dec
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Fundraising for Rockford Public Housing Residents to Receive Internet Access

December 8, 2015 Fundraising for Rockford Public Housing Residents to Receive Internet Access Today ConnectHome launched a nationwide fundraiser to Raise 2 million Dollars Rockford Housing Authority, in conjunction with The City of Rockford, have been working hard to help end ...

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23 Nov
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A Reflection of the Community Dialogue Held at Heartland Community Church

November 23, 2015 Up until the last words were spoken and heard, I really struggled in speaking at the November 21, 2015 RHA informational meeting at Heartland Community Church. Every detail was important. I wanted every participant to feel safe ...

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23 Nov
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Thanksgiving: The True Meaning of Thanks

November 23, 2015 Thanksgiving: The True Meaning of Thanks “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”  John F. Kennedy This special holiday is an ...

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10 Nov
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November 11, 2015 Veterans Day

November 10, 2015 Currently, the number of homeless male and female Vietnam-era Veterans is greater than the number of service persons who died during that war Veterans Day is at once a somber reminder and a celebratory occasion. It is ...

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06 Nov
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The Renewable Energy Urban Initiative Award

November 6, 2015 Rockford, IL Rockford Housing Authority Receives Energy Initiative Award Click Here to Download PDF Download: How Renewable Energy works Rockford Housing Authority is honored to receive The Renewable Energy Urban Initiative Award at the Northern Illinois –Summit ...

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03 Nov
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Workforce Development Institute

November 3, 2015 You are cordially invited to the Rockford WDI Graduation Please join us November 5, 2:00 pm At the Rockford Memorial Hospital Funderburg Auditorium, 2400 N Rockton Avenue, Rockford, Illinois   Workforce Development Institute works regionally to identify ...

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02 Nov
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2015 2nd Annual Community Celebration #IamRockford

November 2, 2015 Here is a video highlight of the 2015 2nd Annual Community Celebration. As the night concluded we gave rise to our latest focus – #IamRockford. I am Rockford is a platform that blends RHA’s efforts to make ...

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29 Oct
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10 Million Americans who are not able to Afford a Phone and Service

October 29, 2015 10 million Americans who are not able to afford a phone and service There may be some confusion on the “Obama phone” program, so listed below is information regarding the plan: Initial reasoning behind the Obama Phone ...

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26 Oct
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ConnectHome

October 26, 2015 ConnectHome is a platform for collaboration between local governments, public housing agencies, Internet service providers, philanthropic foundations, nonprofit organizations, and other relevant stakeholders that will produce local solutions for narrowing the digital divide. ConnectHome is the next ...

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