Services and subsidized housing for young adults coming through Bremerton HA project


From the Kitsap Sun:

A Warren Avenue property near downtown Bremerton, across from Kitsap Community Resources' home and once the site of three abandoned houses and a small commercial building, is now the site of an apartment building soon to become a Bremerton Housing Authority-owned housing option for disadvantaged young people.

Cambridge HA Work Force program helps high school students in public housing learn key life skills


From WBZ News Cambridge:

The Cambridge Housing Authority has a unique program for teens in Cambridge Public Housing where they address specific educational issues.

"Being the first in their family to graduate high school, to go to college. So we started saying, 'How can we get them through high school?'" said Deputy Director of Resident Services at Cambridge Housing Authority Kambiz Maali.

Atlanta Housing's Education Model That Raises Student Outcomes Featured by HUD's Choice Neighborhoods Newsletter


In this month’s HUD Choice Neighborhoods Newsletter Spotlight, learn how Atlanta Housing built relationships with families and partnered with their local school district to offer tailored educational supports to its Choice Neighborhoods residents to help bridge the gap between home and school.


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Atlanta Housing-Assisted Children Get Their Wish in Holiday Literacy-Inspired Program


From Atlanta Housing's press release:

Santa kept his promise for more than 650 Atlanta Housing-assisted children who received a Christmas gift from their wish lists at the Santa For a Day three-day gift distribution event, which started Monday and ended today. Atlanta Housing’s partnership with Santa For a Day has served more than 4,600 children since its inception four years ago. This year’s campaign began in October with a letter-writing event where children were assisted with writing letters to Santa and decorating ornaments.

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' Postseconday Education Partner SoCal CAN Wins $100,000 Award for College & Career Advice Program


From the Global Business Coalition for Education's press release:

The Global Business Coalition for Education announced the Southern California College Attainment Network (SoCal CAN) has been awarded $100,000 in the Big Ideas, Bright Cities Challenge, a nationwide competition to help boost youth skills across the U.S.

Housing Authority of Baltimore City & Coppin State University Launch Maryland’s First Housing Program for Low-Income Students


From the Housing Authority of Baltimore City's press release:

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) and Coppin State University (CSU) today launched the Student Housing Initiative, a first-of-its-kind program in Maryland to provide low-income college students with vouchers to live in tenant-based housing.

USDA final rule expands free meal access at high-poverty schools


From K-12 Dive:

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in a statement called the final rule “an important step” toward achieving President Joe Biden’s commitment to create a pathway for 9 million more students to receive free school meals by 2032.

“Increasing access to free, healthy school breakfast and lunch will decrease childhood hunger, improve child health and student readiness, and put our nation on the path to better nutrition and wellness,” Vilsack said.

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