Category Archives: Blog

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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13 Oct
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May Peace be in our Homes, May Peace be in our Community, May Peace be in our Hearts.

October 13, 2015 In continued support of “Peace Month” through the great support of Jim and Pam Keeling, Rockford Housing Authority has joined in the dedication of Peace. “Peace is a commitment, peace is indeed a pledge, and we are ...

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12 Oct
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In Case you Missed our 2nd Annual Celebration… Many Thanks!

October 12, 2015   “Imagine what this world would be like if all along the way you had people say to you, it’s good that you are different. Show me your differences so that maybe I can learn from them,” ...

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09 Oct
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Angelic Organics Learning Center’s Project Based in Rockford, Partnered with Blackhawk Buddy House

October 9, 2015 Angelic Organics Learning Center’s project based in Rockford, partnered with Blackhawk Buddy House, to address the joint issues of unemployment and lack of access to healthy food in our community. In order to do this, they started ...

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04 Sep
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The Walking School Bus

September 4, 2015 As she toils to defeat adversity, Shanita McIntosh, mother of five (three of which are school aged), is very pleased that she chose the Walking School Bus program to assist her.  “ It is a very good ...

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03 Sep
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Why the “People Business” is all about the Relationships

September 3, 2015 WHY THE ‘PEOPLE BUSINESS’ IS ALL ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP “The People Business”, commonly referred to as: Human Services, Social Services, Casework, Bleeding Hearts, The Softy’s, Social Work (and many more) is a profession which promotes service delivery ...

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