Category Archives: Blog

15 Mar
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Using Nontoxic Methods to Take Action Against the Epidemic

Using Nontoxic Methods to Take Action Against the Epidemic Once Bed Bugs have infiltrated a home, they are difficult to get control of and require a team of people to eradicate the situation. “The closely monitored, even distribution of heat ...

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15 Mar
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Exceeding the standard of treatment for the past 10 years

Exceeding the standard of treatment for the past 10 years Knowledge and empowerment are a few of the RHA’s most formidable weapons. RHA educates all new residents in the Resident Orientation every month and has provided Bed Bug guideline awareness ...

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14 Mar
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Together We Can, Together We Will

Together We Can, Together We Will “The Rockford Housing Authority believes in a collaborative strategy for this bed bug problem. This Reflects a broad-based consensus of our community partners and stakeholders to provide ‘the Highest Best Good’ for all residents ...

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13 Mar
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A Silent Invasion of Epidemic Proportions

A SILENT INVASION OF EPIDEMIC PROPORTIONS Today, it’s being called an epidemic that is spreading in a pandemic across the United States, and the culprit is biting its way through our homes, hospitals, dorm rooms, movie theaters, hotels, airports, armed ...

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08 Mar
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The Love For Learning, Knowledge and Understanding

Learning and knowledge, every parent knows, can be fun and the insatiable curiosity of the child wanting to know the “why” behind everything. As part of the Rockford Housing Authority’s Core Values is the concept of Accountability. One important aspect ...

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26 Feb
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Abraham Bolden

Abraham Bolden is most known for his title of the first African American Secret Service Agent, assigned to the White House Detail. Bolden was born on January 19th, 1935 in East St. Louis to Daniel and Ophelia Bolden. Abraham attended ...

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26 Feb
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Shirley Anita Chisholm

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm was an advocate for the rights of people of color and for women’s rights. She became the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress in November 1968. Four years later she became ...

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25 Feb
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Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman

Bessie Coleman is a name we do not hear too often, she was the first African American to gain an international permit to fly. Elizabeth Coleman was born in Atlanta, Texas on January 26th, 1892 as the 10th child of ...

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22 Feb
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Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols was born on December 28th1932, as Grace Nichols in Robbins Illinois. She was discovered by Duke Ellington, a notorious composer and pianist, at the age of 15 and began her career as a singer and got to tour ...

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22 Feb
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Earnest “Ernie” Banks

Earnest “Ernie” Banks Ernie Banks was the first African American baseball player for the Chicago Cubs and the first African American manager in Major League Baseball. Banks played short stop and first base from 1953-1971 for the cubs. Ernest Banks ...

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