Education

LAUSD partners with city housing agencies to assist northeast Valley families (Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles)

9.12.19

From the Los Angeles Daily News:

As students across the Los Angeles Unified School District headed back to classrooms Tuesday, district officials heralded a new partnership with city and county housing agencies aimed at providing support to a number of housing insecure and homeless families in the northeast San Fernando Valley.

In photos: 'Back to School Fair' at Clinton School in New Haven (Elm City Communities)

9.12.19

From the New Haven Register:

The Elm City Communities/Housing Authority of New Haven holds its annual "Back to School Fair" at Clinton School in New Haven, Conn., on Tuesday August 6, 2019. In addition to new school supplies and activities for the kids like face painting and snacks, families were able to access resources for education and health services.

Breaking the cycle of poverty: Cambridge housing program prepares young residents for college (Cambridge Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From the Boston Globe:

Rafael Salas, an incoming freshman at Westfield State University, dreams of the day when he can help his family leave public housing.

In middle school, when he began attending a youth development program run through the Cambridge Housing Authority, Salas said he already knew his place in society: a “low-income black man.”

CLPHA Education Working Group Webinar Calendar -- Next Webinar Tuesday, October 8 Featuring Urban Strategies, Inc.

9.12.19

CLPHA is pleased to share the education working group’s webinar series calendar of events for 2019-2020. Remember, these webinars are open to our broader community of practice! This latest round of webinars will cover topics including attendance, child welfare, racial equity, and predatory for-profit postsecondary institutions.

Teaching Kids How to Code (Trenton Housing Authority)

8.8.19

From TrentonDaily:

The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) in partnership with Bristol Myers Squibb, Change Church and the Trenton Housing Authority is pleased to launch a comprehensive Saturday Academy, STEM education program titled NJ-Kids4Coding. STEM instructors will partner to teach, and test up-to 60 students on coding applications and ways to apply their new talents in today’s workplace. The Saturday sessions began on July 13th and will conclude on August 17th.

Local property association holds school supply drive (Housing Authority of the City of El Paso)

8.8.19

From KFOX14:

 A local property association is running a backpack and school supply drive.

The greater El Paso Association of Realtors held

The backpack and school supply drive was held at the Housing Authority of the city of El Paso at 5300 E. Paisano Drive, near the roundabout of Paisano and Alameda Avenue.

El Pasoans are donating school supplies to students in need.

Books 4 Buddies holds back-to-school party (Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority)

7.25.19

From the Toledo Blade:

The dreaded summer vacation reading list has gained little popularity among schoolchildren over the years, and for some, just getting hands on a book can be a challenge.

That’s where Books 4 Buddies comes in. The non-profit organization, started in 2012, focuses on providing books to disadvantaged youths, especially young men because they are considered mostly likely to be non-readers. 

CLPHA, Tacoma and Denver Housing Authorities’ Education and Health Programs Highlighted in Bitterroot Magazine

7.25.19
In the latest issue of Bitterroot, an online weekly magazine covering the politics, culture, economy, and environment of the Western U.S., Editor-in-Chief Jake Bullinger highlights programs at CLPHA member PHAs Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Denver Housing Authority (DHA) that address housing instability and improve residents’ life outcomes through impactful

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