Health

New Medical Vans Aim To Connect Public Housing Residents And Health Providers (District of Columbia Housing Authority)

10.7.20

From DCist: 

Carl Goggins feels like he can’t be careful enough when it comes to the coronavirus. Apart from the danger the virus poses to him as a 67-year-old, he worries what would happen if he fell ill.

“I live by myself,” said Goggins. “Ain’t nobody gonna come to the door.”

DCHA Establishes Partnership with Black Girl Health (District of Columbia Housing Authority)

10.7.20

From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release:

The District of Columbia Housing Authority entered into a partnership with Black Girl Health, a nationally known organization that works with companies, government entities and more to integrate strategic health programming in rural and urban communities, to offer physical and mental health wellness workshops on September 10.

Cuyahoga MHA CEO Jeffery Patterson featured on ForbesBooks ChangeMakers Podcast

10.5.20

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) CEO and CLPHA Board of Directors Vice President Jeffery K. Patterson was recently featured on ForbesBooksRadio's affordable housing podcast ChangeMakers with Katie Goar. Mr. Patterson discussed CMHA's work not only to increase housing opportunities for low-income Cuyahoga families, but also to leverage the housing authority's resources and local partnerships to improve education outcomes for school-aged public housing residents. One way CMHA is advancing this goal is through expanding  high-speed internet access at CMHA communities.

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