#IAmRockford

12 Apr
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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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23 May
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Rockford Housing Authority is pleased to announce that Marcus D. Hill has joined.

Rockford Housing Authority is pleased to announce that Marcus Hill has joined the organization as the Resident Services Manager. Marcus is a graduate of Rockford University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Physical Education. He was previously employed by ...

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09 May
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Rockford Housing Authority is pleased to announce that Ann Johns has joined.

Rockford Housing Authority is pleased to announce that Ann Johns has joined the organization as the Procurement, Contract and Section 3 Compliance Manager with a strong background in procurement and contracting experience. She is passionate about assisting people and small ...

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08 Apr
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I Am: Everything

Community has been at the heart of conversation for centuries. Ancient philosophers debated and discussed different societal factors which they believed to make a good, strong community. Interestingly their conversations have some relevancy with the current climate in Rockford. Do ...

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05 Apr
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I Am Rockford: Community Perception

I Am Rockford is a unifying movement that strives  to start a constructive discussion about affordable housing in Rockford. The prominent message in I Am Rockford trandscends the people highlighted, to engage the community as a whole. We are advancing ...

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21 Mar
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I Am Rockford, Education Empowerment

Shauna Cain sets an example for public housing residents. She shares a story about the importance of opportunity and education and her own diligence in completing her education. This was her ticket to move up and out of RHA and ...

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16 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority welcomes new extern

Please join us in welcoming our new paralegal extern, Jordan Smallwood, from Rockford Career College. We are looking forward to having Jordan on our team as she learns about Rockford Housing Authority and the great work that we do here.

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16 Mar
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I Am Rockford, Overcoming Adversity

Carandus tells his personal story about overcoming the challenges of growing up, his difficulty with reading, and encourages others that no matter the adversity or stereotypes faced, one can overcome them. Who better knows the struggles that RHA residents are ...

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11 Mar
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I Am Rockford, Understanding Challenges

Understanding Challenges At first sight, Barb Chidley, is a “typical” middle class white woman. She owns as she put it, “a large house.” And, she lives on the East Side. A High School English Teacher at Auburn High School who ...

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07 Mar
0

I Am Rockford Intro

What is I Am Rockford? Rockford Housing Authority will be sharing the stories and lives of community members that exemplify the I Am Rockford movement over the next few weeks. These will share the first five stories of community members ...

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