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Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 12:18 PM EDT
Nancy Cubano is a founding faculty member of the KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy, delighted by her ability to teach, inspire and cultivate the minds of eager students each day. Nancy knows first-hand the adversities that can discourage minority youth from successfully pursuing an education.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 3:31 PM EDT
The White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities is a new federal-local pilot that removes federal agency silos and allows federal government officials to work side-by-side with local leaders to create jobs, improve the business climate, and address local and regional challenges
Posted byon February 24, 2012 at 12:31 PM EDT
The Department of Housing and Urban Development hosts a Twitter town hall to launch the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Fellowship program.
Posted byon January 20, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
The White House has scheduled online opportunities to ask questions of Administration officials in the days following the President's address to the nation.
Posted byon January 10, 2012 at 6:49 PM EDT
Choice Neighborhood Grants provide local leaders with flexible funds to transform high-poverty neighborhoods with distressed public housing into sustainable communities with mixed-income housing, safe streets, and economic opportunity.
Posted byon December 30, 2011 at 2:38 PM EDT
The initiatives in a new report will streamline federal housing requirements to support more efficient delivery of affordable housing, and help state and federal agencies’ staff to better serve low-income families who rent their homes.
Posted byon December 2, 2011 at 1:23 PM EDT
Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative Fellows will be placed in cities around the country and trained to help with local economic revitalization efforts.
Posted byon November 29, 2011 at 1:46 PM EDT
New Orleans unveils a new plan to end homelessness in the city, developed with the help of the Obama Administration's Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative.
Posted byon November 22, 2011 at 4:30 PM EDT
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants of $96 million to support efforts that combine housing, economic and workforce development with transportation and infrastructure developments
Posted byon November 16, 2011 at 1:51 PM EDT
Two states sign on to a pilot project that helps reduce regulatory burdens on developers of federally subsidized affordable rental housing.