December 6, 2012

Collaboration and Integrated Planning is Empowering People and Inspiring Change in Jacksonville

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The economic and physical health statistical realities in Jacksonville, Florida’s Health Zone 1 resemble those of third-world developing nations and stand in sharp contrast to the vibrant city adjacent to it. The area has a 26 percent poverty rate; median incomes are 50% below the county’s average and adverse significant health disparities abound. All of […]

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October 23, 2012

20th Anniversary of Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 – Title X

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Title X is an important piece of modern history, however many are unaware of the breadth of its significance.  Title X has nothing to do with mutant superheroes, Cartesian coordinate planes, or world-famous, televised music competitions. It is considerably more important than these other X-associations because it has everything to do with your health and […]

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February 27, 2012

Council on Environmental Quality Releases Federal Agencies Environmental Justice Plans

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Today, HUD and all federal agencies, under the leadership of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), released environmental justice strategies, implementation plans and progress reports, outlining steps agencies will take to protect communities facing greater health and environmental risks. The release of the environmental justice strategies is part […]

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August 17, 2011

HUD and EPA Announce $5.65 million to Promote Collaborative Investment in Sustainable Communities

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It’s a message we start learning when we’re small children: It’s silly to fly solo when working together brings better results. Cooperation works – and your government knows it. To best serve America, it’s of paramount importance that disparate federal agencies and our partners do everything we can to break through bureaucratic barriers with an […]

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