Category Archives: Blog

23 Nov
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A Reflection of the Community Dialogue Held at Heartland Community Church

November 23, 2015 Up until the last words were spoken and heard, I really struggled in speaking at the November 21, 2015 RHA informational meeting at Heartland Community Church. Every detail was important. I wanted every participant to feel safe ...

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23 Nov
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Thanksgiving: The True Meaning of Thanks

November 23, 2015 Thanksgiving: The True Meaning of Thanks “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”  John F. Kennedy This special holiday is an ...

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10 Nov
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November 11, 2015 Veterans Day

November 10, 2015 Currently, the number of homeless male and female Vietnam-era Veterans is greater than the number of service persons who died during that war Veterans Day is at once a somber reminder and a celebratory occasion. It is ...

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06 Nov
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The Renewable Energy Urban Initiative Award

November 6, 2015 Rockford, IL Rockford Housing Authority Receives Energy Initiative Award Click Here to Download PDF Download: How Renewable Energy works Rockford Housing Authority is honored to receive The Renewable Energy Urban Initiative Award at the Northern Illinois –Summit ...

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03 Nov
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Workforce Development Institute

November 3, 2015 You are cordially invited to the Rockford WDI Graduation Please join us November 5, 2:00 pm At the Rockford Memorial Hospital Funderburg Auditorium, 2400 N Rockton Avenue, Rockford, Illinois   Workforce Development Institute works regionally to identify ...

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02 Nov
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2015 2nd Annual Community Celebration #IamRockford

November 2, 2015 Here is a video highlight of the 2015 2nd Annual Community Celebration. As the night concluded we gave rise to our latest focus – #IamRockford. I am Rockford is a platform that blends RHA’s efforts to make ...

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29 Oct
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10 Million Americans who are not able to Afford a Phone and Service

October 29, 2015 10 million Americans who are not able to afford a phone and service There may be some confusion on the “Obama phone” program, so listed below is information regarding the plan: Initial reasoning behind the Obama Phone ...

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26 Oct
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ConnectHome

October 26, 2015 ConnectHome is a platform for collaboration between local governments, public housing agencies, Internet service providers, philanthropic foundations, nonprofit organizations, and other relevant stakeholders that will produce local solutions for narrowing the digital divide. ConnectHome is the next ...

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21 Oct
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Rockford ConnectHome Convening

October 21, 2015 Rockford Housing Authority Launches Digital Inclusion Program That Will Connect 3,600 Low-Income Households Called ConnectHome, this pilot project will bring high-speed Internet, technology education to families in HUD-assisted housing Rockford, IL, October 21, 2015—Yesterday, while our community ...

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16 Oct
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The Newly Developed Cook Program

October 16, 2015 The newly developed COOK Program Rockford Housing Authority is honored to share that 9 of the 21 (43%) graduates from the newly developed COOK Program were residents of RHA. You couldn’t knock a smile off the staff ...

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