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5.15.19 Report
Innovative public housing authorities (PHAs) are collaborating with college access partners and community colleges to increase postsecondary educational achievement for low-income residents and college students experiencing homelessness. Among them, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and...
12.18.19 Members Making News
On Tuesday, December 10, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration (AHEAD) Act, legislation intended to encourage public housing authorities and school districts to work together to address child and family homelessness through a...
12.18.19
CLPHA is pleased to share the Education Working Group’s webinar series calendar of events for 2019-2020. Most webinars are open to our broader community of practice! This year’s series covers a variety of topics such as attendance, child welfare, racial equity, and predatory for-profit...
12.6.19 CLPHA Advocacy
Next week, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) will re-introduce the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration Act of 2019 (the AHEAD Act). You may remember from our previous work on this important legislation that the AHEAD Act would provide funding to incentivize partnerships...
12.5.19
CLPHA is pleased to announce part of our education webinar series is now open to the general public! Please join us for our next webinar on Tuesday, December 12, 2:00-3:00pm ET for a presentation from the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), a coalition of hundreds of private and public agencies...
12.5.19 Members Making News
From WBEZ 91.5 Chicago:  Cassandra Jones has a goal: to be the first person in her family to graduate from college. Currently, Jones is studying communications at Harold Washington College, a two-year community college located downtown and part of the City Colleges of Chicago. She plans...
11.25.19 Press Release
New Funds Will Develop and Sustain Public Housing Authority Initiatives to Improve Postsecondary Achievement for Low-Income Households WASHINGTON (November 25, 2019) – The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, a housing advocacy organization and leader in efforts to improve life outcomes...
11.14.19 Members Making News
From the Chicago Tribune: Earning a college degree is often easier said than done, especially for working parents who are the first in their families to pursue higher education. The college experience can be overwhelming. When new students first set foot on campus, they can get lost looking for a...
11.14.19 Members Making News
From the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh's website: Clean Slate E3, the nonprofit affiliate of The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), will celebrate 21 years of Clean Slate programming – and 10 years of the Clean Slate E3 Scholarship Program – during a benefit dinner...
10.31.19 Members Making News
From WTNH News 8: The Boys and Girls Club of New Haven will now remain open following an announcement earlier this week that it was closing its doors. Mayor Toni Harp announced an agreement Thursday among the city, New Haven Public Schools, the Housing Authority of New...

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