September 4, 2012

HUD’s Innovation of the Day

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What new trends are emerging from cities to increase their competitiveness? How are municipalities reorienting to serve the public in an era of technology? What new citizen-based initiatives will increase sustainability in a community? How does a local non-profit creatively partner with a HUD field office to decrease homelessness? HUD’s new portal, Innovation of the […]

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April 9, 2012

Calling all Community Foundations!

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Ana Marie Argilagos, HUD’s Office of  International and Philanthropic Innovation In the United States, community foundations serve tens of thousands of people, administer more than $49 billion in charitable funds, and address the core concerns of more than 725 communities and regions. Not only are these community-based foundations a valuable sources of local wealth held […]

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March 26, 2012

Strong Cities Strong Communities Fellowship Program Applications Due on Thursday March 30

Earlier this month, HUD, the German Marshall Fund, and the White House Domestic Policy Council launched the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC 2) Fellowship Program.  Applications for the SC2 Fellowship are due on Thursday March 30th. The SC2 fellowship is part of the SC2 Initiative which is a new and customized pilot initiative to spark […]

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March 1, 2012

HUD’s First Twitter Town Hall is a Success!

On Tuesday, HUD hosted for the first time ever, a Twitter Town Hall to launch the Strong Communities, Strong Cities (SC2) Fellowship program.  The Obama Administration launched the SC2 initiative last summer as a pilot initiative to establish interagency collaboration and spark economic growth.  The fellowship program will be a fundamental element of this initiative.  […]

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December 15, 2011

Housing Policy is Health Policy: Q&A with HUD’s Raphael Bostic

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Cross posted from New Public Health.org Where you live—your zip code, your neighborhood, and even your home—may have just as much or more impact on your health as what goes on in the doctor’s office. “You can predict the life expectancy of a child by the zip code in which they grow up.  This is […]

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