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30 Jan
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How Rockford police are pushing back against violent crime

Jan 28, 2017 By Jeff Kolkey Staff writer RRSTAR web article: Link ROCKFORD – Police Chief Dan O’Shea sees the violence that in 2016 led to the most homicides in Rockford since 1996 as a community problem that can’t be solved by ...

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25 Jan
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Project First Rate hosted “Doing business with RHA” on Procurement, Purchasing and Section 3

Many thanks to Jake Castanza at Project First Rate who hosted “Doing business with RHA” a presentation on Procurement and Purchasing and Section 3. Before an audience of more than 65 union contractors, employers, and employees, RHA’s Procurement Manager Ann ...

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04 Jan
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Public engagement with Orton Keys Residents for neighborhood redesign.

Public engagement is a large part of the work RHA and Gorman and Company have done. This approach is no different at Orton Keyes as it goes through a RAD (Rental Assistance Demonstration) redesign. To date, RHA, Gorman and DPZ ...

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22 Dec
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Rockford Housing Authority awarded ConnectHome AmeriCorps VISTA to Bridge the Digital Divide for Low to Moderate Income Residents

US Census Bureau’s 2013 American Community survey reports that over 63 million (21.4%) Americans lack access to any Internet subscription. Almost 17.5 million (6.7%) Americans are restricted to mobile-only Internet service. Low-income & minority Americans disproportionately find themselves on the ...

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16 Dec
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Federal Public Housing Smoking Ban May Not Affect Rockford Area | WNIJ and WNIU

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced a smoking ban in public housing, effective within the next year or so. But what does that mean for nearby communities? CREDIT ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY About 4,000 residents live in ...

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12 Dec
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My Brother’s Keeper Day of Action

The My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge is a call to action for cities, Tribal Nations, towns, and counties to build and execute robust plans to ensure that all young people—no matter who they are, where they come from, or the ...

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09 Dec
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The Workforce Connection Job Services

See the Latest Help Wanted listings for the Rockford, Freeport and Belvidere area Please fellow this Link: Click Here The Workforce Connection Job Services Services available free of charge at The Workforce Connection offices in Rockford, Belvidere and Freeport include: ...

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09 Dec
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YMCA Job Fair – December 12, 2016

YMCA of Rock River Valley Job Fair December 12, 2016 3pm – 6pm I.D. Pennock Family YMCA 200  Y Blvd. Rockford, IL 61107 When you choose a career, remember to keep your eyes open to the real rewards. Working for ...

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09 Dec
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Become a Field Representative for the US Census Bureau

Become a Field Representative for the US Census Bureau. $13.41-$15.06 per hour starting salary (varies by location) 10% night differential for hours worked after 6PM. 54 cents per reimbursable mile driven. Flexible hours, varies based on Survey. Requirements: – Must ...

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07 Dec
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HUD SECRETARY CASTRO ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HOUSING TO BE SMOKE-FREE

Through tenant surveys in 2009 to 2011 the Rockford Housing Authority discovered 55.17- nearly 84% of RHA residents smoked, results varied by site. It became apparent for health, safety and operational cost reasons we needed to lead the change to ...

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