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7.16.20 CLPHA Member Update
What are the most common barriers holding back the children you serve from reaching their full potential at school? How can you help them be more successful? How would hybrid learning in the 2020-2021 school year impact low-income students? Register for our upcoming webinar with the Public and...
6.29.20
From the Afterschool Alliance:  Across the country, COVID-19 has impacted afterschool and summer programs and the young people and families who rely on them to keep kids safe and engaged in learning.  It is important for funders, policy makers, education leaders, and the overall...
2.20.20 Members Making News
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has named CLPHA Board Member and Elm City Communities President Karen DuBois-Walton as one of four new members of Connecticut’s State Board of Education. The board establishes academic standards and sets policy for the state’s school districts, including preschool,...
2.19.20 Members Making News
From The News Tribune: Koz Development last year announced it was opening up its Koz on Market to help students find affordable housing. This year, a second Koz property is launching another program to help more students struggling with finding a place in Tacoma they can afford. Tacoma...
2.19.20 Members Making News
From the New Haven Independent: Over 100 public-housing tenants are receiving two years of free internet service and free tablets in return for a promise — to attend classes on how to use them to improve their lives. That transaction unfolded Wednesday evening at an event at the Cornell Scott...
2.19.20 Members Making News
From CBS Minnesota: The City of St. Paul and St. Paul Public Schools announced the launch of a ‘Families First Housing Pilot’ on Tuesday. The program will give a $300 monthly rent supplement and housing support services to eligible families in the St. Paul school district for up to three years. “...
2.13.20
Can we protect public housing families from predatory for-profit colleges? With used car-salesman like tactics, predatory for-profit college recruiters have pressured low-income students to enroll in courses and take out student loans without telling the whole story about the true cost of fees or...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From KTSM 9 News:  The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso’s (HACEP) scholarship program is giving residents the opportunity to achieve their goals and dreams. Since she was a child, Patricia Castillo had always dreamt of being a teacher, and because of the HACEP scholarship...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From NBC 24 WNWO Toledo: The Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) wants children in its communities to be ready for preschool and kindergarten. Toledo Public Schools (TPS) and the PNC Foundation are making that happen. PNC granted $150,000 from its Grow Up...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From The News Tribune: For a decade, Gault Middle School has sat vacant on Tacoma’s Eastside. Located at 1115 E. Division Lane, the school closed down in 2009. Now, the building’s windows and doors are boarded over from years of accumulated damage. “We’ve had a lot of wire theft happen and...

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