Rowan’s Story

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CHW’s Running Readers program can make a huge difference for those children who, for various reasons, are struggling to express themselves. As children become more comfortable with reading and English, they also become more comfortable participating in Learning Center activities and in school. Rowan moved from Iraq as a refugee to the United States one year… Read more ›

A Lifetime of Achievement

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Drum roll please… We’re so proud of our fearless leader, CHW President and CEO Sue Reynolds, and her Lifetime Achievement Award from the San Diego Housing Federation. Since 1997, Sue has led Community HousingWorks, dedicated to meeting our mission of helping people move up in the world. CHW is fortunate to have a leader like… Read more ›

5 Ways to Be Green This Earth Day

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It’s not always easy being green, but there’s lots of ways you can do your part to conserve this Earth Week. Here’s our top 5 ways to be green: 1. Seasonal Settings for your thermostat: Save energy by keeping your thermostat at a higher rate in the summer (78-82 F) and at a lower rate… Read more ›

Thank you, AmeriCorps Members!

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CHW wants to thank our three dedicated (and super cool) AmeriCorps members, Julia King, Emory Prochoda, and Adel Toribio! The AmeriCorps program is a national service program that places individuals at non-profits for a one year long service contract. CHW is lucky to have three AmeriCorps members this year, two Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) members, Julia… Read more ›

Proud Mom, Proud Homeowner

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“Home is my favorite place…It’s a place to build your roots and come together as a family.”   – Victoria Valenzuela, First-time Homebuyer A single mom with three small children, Victoria Valenzuela was faced with a critical housing situation. She was staying at her brother’s apartment with only one bed for her family of four… Read more ›