King County Housing Authority's Neighborhood Early Learning Connectors Help KCHA's Youngest Residents Get Ready for School


The King County Housing Authority's Neighborhood Early Learning Connectors program builds bridges and provides support and resources in its public housing communities to hundreds of families with children from birth to 5-years old.  In KCHA's new video below, find out more about how thier Early Learning Connectors partner with families via a developmentally appropriate, neighbor-to-neighbor approach to early education that supports the learning and development of young children and ensures they enter school happy, healthy, and ready to thrive.

CLPHA Board Member Karen Dubois-Walton on Her Appointment as Chairperson of the Connecticut State Board of Education


In February 2022, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced the appointment of CLPHA Board Member Dr. Karen DuBois-Walton, President of Elm City Communities (the Housing Authority of New Haven), to serve as chairperson of the Connecticut State Board of Education. Dr.

DuBois-Walton Takes Up ​“Equity” & ​“Excellence” Challenge In New State Ed Board Role (Elm City Communities)


From the New Haven Independent:

“Equity” and ​“excellence” are about to get an update.

Those two words summarized the mission of a five-year plan to guide Connecticut’s schools. The State Board of Education drafted and began undertaking the plan five years ago.

Now the board is crafting a new five-year plan. It has a new chair to guide that process: New Haven’s Karen DuBois-Walton.

Boston invests more than $12m in digital equity and inclusion (Boston Housing Authority)


From SmartCitiesWorld:

Boston is investing more than $12m to bring digital equity and inclusion to nearly 23,000 Boston public housing residents, library users, and school-age families.

The new funding will provide free access to wireless broadband service and devices to help public housing seniors and residents get online and will also provide Chromebook laptops to Boston Public School (BPS) students.

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