Blog

12 Jun
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Quality Affordable Housing as a Platform for Opportunity

Forging a Path to Opportunity through a Healthy Homes Approach Over the past several months through the Strategic Plan, RHA has forged ahead with its very focused efforts to replace and/or rebuild antiquated public housing units. Through the rental assistance ...

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07 Jun
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ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY’S TEN CORE VALUES- Quality

The Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) operates on the foundation of ten core values. As mentioned in their mission and vision statements, these qualities drive the organization through each project they complete. These values are denoted in the list below: Leadership ...

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31 May
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ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY’S TEN CORE VALUES

The Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) operates on the foundation of ten core values. As mentioned in their mission and vision statements, these qualities drive the organization through each project they complete. These values are denoted in the list below: Leadership ...

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24 May
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I AM a Good Neighbor

I AM a Good Neighbor “Housing is one of the most complicated topics that you can fathom.” Brad Roos, former Executive Director of Zion Development, notes that discussion, where we live, can be a volatile topic. But Brad believes that ...

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10 May
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I AM a Healthy Community

I AM a Healthy Community “I preach a lot about opportunity and achieving success because I work with a lot of people who don’t believe that of themselves and don’t have any hope.” Said Shelton Kay, Vice-President and Community Relations ...

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03 May
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I AM a Child’s Perception

I AM a Child’s Perception “Even when I look at folks helping others, they want to help from a distance.” CEO and President of the YMCA here in Rockford; Mike Brown is no stranger to helping others, and with his ...

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26 Apr
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FATHERS ARE CENTRAL TO THE EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING OF THEIR CHILDREN

FATHERS ARE CENTRAL TO THE EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING OF THEIR CHILDREN I AM Fatherhood Fathers are central to the emotional well-being of their children; they are capable caretakers and disciplinarians. A recent study by the National Institute of Child Health and ...

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19 Apr
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The Center for Nonviolence and Conflict Transformation

The Center for Nonviolence and Conflict Transformation Join Us Spring Kick Off April 20th, Orton Keyes 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm The Mobile Tech Lab features eight computer stations and a digital recording booth/music room and has lots of “low-tech” ...

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12 Apr
0

BRIDGING DIVIDES, BUILDING COMMUNITY

BRIDGING DIVIDES, BUILDING COMMUNITY ‘I AM Unbroken Communities.’ Rev. Jeffrey Brown was one of the key architects behind the “Boston Miracle,” which saw the violent crime rate among youth plummet by 79% over a decade. Today, he works with faith ...

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29 Mar
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A STORY OF BELIEF IN COLLABORATION, DIALOGUE AND ENGAGEMENT

A STORY OF BELIEF IN COLLABORATION, DIALOGUE AND ENGAGEMENT A Community’s well-being is the outcome of a multifaceted interplay of social, cultural, economic and environmental influences that is beyond any one individual or organization. The long-lasting resolutions to improve community ...

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