Last week, CLPHA was invited to present at a half-day symposium on health and housing hosted by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, D.C.
CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman spoke to YouthToday about U.S. Senator Patty Murray’s (D-WA) Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration (AHEAD) Act, which would encourage public housing authorities and school districts to work together to address child and family homelessness through a federal grant program.
CLPHA is pleased to announce part of our education webinar series is now open to the general public! Please join CLPHA and the director of FAIL STATE on Tuesday, February 11, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET for a webinar and presentation on predatory for-profit institutions.
On Wednesday, February 25 at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT, CLPHA will co-host a Mainstream Voucher webinar with CSH to explore promising and best practices PHAs employ to achieve success in leasing up and supporting residents long-term in partnership with disability service providers. Click here to register for the webinar.
Article from the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority:
From Next City:
At the beginning of the spring 2020 semester, the chancellor at the University of Washington Tacoma sent out an advisory to students: “If you or someone you know is dealing with housing issues that might interfere with the ability to succeed in school,” it said, “a new program could help.”
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 vandalism,” said Alicia Lawver, strategic planning and policy manager for Tacoma Public Schools.
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 Great funds to TPS Friday morning to fund its new early learning program for LMHA families.
From Fort Worth Housing Solutions' website:
Hats off to the 51 women and men who graduated from either the Family Self-Sufficiency or Homeownership programs in 2019! We celebrated their successes at a graduation dinner Dec. 3.
From the New Haven Independent:
Fifteen-year-old Curtisy McGill is taking a course called Intro to Manufacturing at Hillhouse High. She has an inspiring teacher, who told her that plumbers get paid very well.
Curtisy has already become the the go-to fix-it person in her family, specializing in unstopping the tub and other bathroom appliances.