News & Event
May 8, 2020
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
765 Lakeside Avenue
Marlborough, MA 01752
Space is limited and you must register by May 1st.
Cost: $100.00 before April 8th, $120.00 after April 8th, 2020. Registration will open in March.
How can your community expand its affordable housing opportunities? Join us for this training on May 8th, 2020 in Marlborough for the most up-to-date information and breakout sessions covering Chapter 40B (comprehensive permit), Chapter 40R (Smart Growth Districts) and Chapter 40A, inclusionary zoning, public land utilization and other tools that create and preserve affordability.
For the most up to date event information, please visit the event page.
Stay tuned for registration!
Citizens' Housing & Planning Association
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP)
Courtesy of CHAPA
Co-sponsored by the Black Living Learning Community and Multicultural Student Union
Presented by the Roger Williams University Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Event Date: September 19, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join Rhode Island Housing, HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University and LeadingAge RI for a
Senior Health + Housing Forum
Featuring Keynote Speaker Linda Couch,
LeadingAge VP of Housing Policy
SAVE THE DATE:
September 19, 2017 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Networking reception to follow
Roger Williams University - Providence Campus
Over the next ten years, Rhode Island's population of seniors is projected to grow significantly. Many will need assistance with housing, services and healthcare to live independently.
Are you a healthcare or services provider working with seniors facing housing-related challenges? Or a housing owner/developer who serves seniors struggling to live independently? Join us to meet potential collaborators and share best practices in meeting the health and housing needs of our seniors.
Courtesy of RIHousing
Rev. Traci Blackmon is the Executive Minister of Justice & Local Church Ministries for The United Church of Christ and Senior Pastor of Christ The King United Church of Christ in Florissant, MO. As a featured voice on many regional, national, and international platforms, Rev. Blackmon’s life work focuses on communal resistance to systemic injustice. Her response in Ferguson to the killing of Michael Brown resulted in national and international recognition, gaining her many audiences spanning the breadth of the White House to the Carter Center to the Vatican.
Her work is now featured in several Ferguson Uprising documentaries. Appointed to the Ferguson Commission by Governor Jay Nixon and to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships for the White House by President Barack Obama, Rev. Blackmon is a recipient of the NAACP Rosa Parks Award; The Urban League of St. Louis Woman in Leadership Award; and the National Planned Parenthood Faith Leader Award, to name a few. Rev. Blackmon is listed as one of Ebony Magazine list her as one of the 2015 Power 100 and she is a featured writer in several Justice publications. Rev. Blackmon is a graduate of Leadership St. Louis and currently serves on the boards of The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Chicago Theological Seminary, and WomanPreach! She has been named 2017 Citizen of the Year by The St. Louis American and as one of St. Louis’ 100 most influential voices as well.
Rev. Blackmon currently resides in both St. Louis, MO and Cleveland, OH and is the proud mother of three adult children: Kortni Devon; Harold II; and Tyler Wayne Blackmon.
In addition to our keynote, we will have four workshop choices available:
The day’s workshops will focus on:
• Housing is a Human Right: How the lack of affordable housing and discriminatory policies keep people from
accessing safe and stable housing in Rhode Island.
• Caring for our Children: From crumbling school infrastructure, to quality education and nutrition, how can we
better provide for our states children?
• Race and Poverty: The continuing impact of structural racism as it relates to immigration, civil liberties, and
poverty in Rhode Island.
• Fair Wages - Fair Employment: Extending equality in the workplace, how fair wages and equal pay are critical
to the economic success of Rhode Island.
This year, we’re encouraging you to bring a team from your congregation -- with a reduced rate for registration if you come as a group of 3+. Registration opens at 7:45am and a full breakfast will be served.
Buy tickets here: tinyurl.com/RIPoverty2018
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston is hosting several training sessions and webinars for our Affordable Housing Program (AHP) during the months of May, June and July in various locations. Registration links are included below. Make sure to register soon.
FHLBB trainings offer valuable information to help developers and sponsors with their funding applications. We also have webinars focused on our member financial institutions’ role in the AHP.
We look forward to seeing you this summer. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me at 617-292-9668.
Thank you for your interest in the AHP.
Manager of Programs and Outreach
Housing and Community Investment
Courtesy of Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
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