By September, California’s water agencies will decide whether to approve plans to pump billions of gallons of water through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the Bay Area, Southern California and the state’s productive farm regions.
Families celebrated the first step to affordable homeownership during a ground breaking ceremony for the Pokai Bay Self-Help Housing Project in Waianae, Hawaii. Low-income families participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Self-Help Housing Program will build their own homes on construction teams, also assisting their neighbors to build homes.
Asthma is often connected to poor housing conditions. About 20% of people reported to have asthma can attribute their condition to dampness and mold exposure in their homes. That’s 4.6M people in the U.S. whose dwelling is the cause of poor health.
I am very pleased that I was included again this year: The Hill's Top Lobbyists 2019 https://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/business-a-lobbying/474162-the-hills-top-lobbyists-2019#.XfKeQv9lMuE.twitter
The 2020 National Self-Help Conference is right around the corner! Don't miss this opportunity to learn and network w/ other self-help grantees and USDA RD. Book your room by Jan. 20 to get the conference rate. See you in Albuquerque Feb. 4-6! Details: https://bit.ly/2YtcZht
Join Angela Hengel, regional field manager, for a firsthand look at how Hawaii circuit riders help small water systems build their capacity to provide safe water in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act. #NetworkNews #SuccessStories