Summer program for city teens: Counselor-in-Training project for Chicago HA residents


From CBS News Chicago:

Games, swimming, and summer fun!

That's what nearly one hundred 15-year-olds living in Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) residences are experiencing as part of a Counselor-in-Training Program in partnership with the Chicago Park District.

And as CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reported Friday, life lessons are being learned among the fun.

New apartments at old Baker Heights site has units housing 67 once-homeless families (Everett Housing Authority)


From the Snohomish Tribune:

Families have already been moving into an apartment complex that, for many, will help stabilize their lives.

The Everett Housing Authority opened the doors of Madrona Square. Sixty-seven of the units here give a home to once-homeless families.

About 200 students under the McKinney-Vento Act program will be served, Heather Stults, a manager at the housing authority said. The other 38 units are not subsidized but are considered affordable.

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