Author Archives: RHA

16 Mar
0

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
0

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
0

March Board Meeting Memorandum

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11 Mar
0

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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08 Mar
0

Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Baltimore, Maryland; High Point, North Carolina; and Rockford, Illinois, are the latest recipients of the Center for Community Progress’ Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP). Through TASP, the Center for Community Progress (Community Progress), a national nonprofit, will ...

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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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02 Mar
0

Rockford, first city in nation to effectively end veteran homelessness

The city has been recognized by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness for completing First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. Rockford is just one of 75 cities participating in the Zero: 2016 program. “We started by ...

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02 Mar
0

Rockford, first city in nation to effectively end veteran homelessness

The city has been recognized by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness for completing First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. Rockford is just one of 75 cities participating in the Zero: 2016 program. “We started by ...

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24 Feb
0

Kjellstrom Women’s Scholarship Initiative Still Available

Looking for a way to go back to school? The Kjellstrom Women’s Scholarship Initiative is still available. The deadline is 5:00 p.m. on March 1st. Click this link: http://ow.ly/d/4qsv,  to download the actual PDF.   To apply, visit http://www.cfnil.org/scholarships and follow the ...

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17 Feb
0

February Board Meeting Notice

The February Board Meeting has been moved to Wednesday, March 9 at 5:00 pm. Click here to view PDF

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