#IAmRockford

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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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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