The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and Top Dawg Entertainment hosted their 5th Annual Holiday Concert and Toy Drive at HACLA’s Nickerson Gardens community. Artists from Top Dawg’s label including Kendrick Lamar, SchoolBoy Q, and SZA performed for over 7,000 attendees who received free admission by bringing unwrapped toys for the toy drive.
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) held its Home for the Holidays event for veterans in the VASH program and new homeowners who purchased homes with help from their Housing Choice Vouchers. Attendees listened to inspiring guest speakers who have received stable housing with help from DCHA, enjoyed holiday treats, and went home with gift cards.
In partnership with A Wider Circle, District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) held its fifteenth annual Gift of Love celebration, providing 7,500 children with holiday gifts including clothes, toys, and books. The all-day party was DCHA’s largest Gift of Love event ever.
The Cleveland Foundation will partnerwith the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and CHN Housing Partners to help bridge the digital divide for CMHA residents. The Foundation will provide marketing, education, advocacy, and awareness of its digital inclusion initiative to CMHA. According to the Foundation, 50 percent of CMHA residents live in “digital equity high-need areas.”
The Chester Housing Authority hosted a holiday party for 40 low-income children last month. The party, held in a community center decorated to look like the North Pole, featured lunch, a candy station, and the opportunity to meet Santa.
In this December 27, 2018 article by Bruce Japsen for Forbes.com, CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman discusses the importance of cross-sector collaborations between housing and health care to improve life outcomes for low-income families and seniors.
Experts to Present First National Snapshot of Health Partnerships in Public Housing
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