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  • Posted in: Network News

    Network News August 2018

    In February, Daphne Rotolo received some distressing news from a woman she was helping to find better housing. As a homeownership assistant with Housing Resources of Western Colorado, she’s seen and heard about many troublesome living situations. This was among the worst.

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    Network News July 2018

    More than one million Californians lack access to safe drinking water, a startling statistic in a state with the fifth largest economy in the world. For these Californians-of which one in three is Hispanic and nearly half are adults diagnosed as pre-diabetic-the only alternatives to unsafe water are expensive bottled water or sugary drinks.

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  • Network News June 2018

    On a sunny fall day, Santos Obedoza approaches a fire hydrant on the Upper Lake Rancheria here in Northern California. With wrench in hand, he gingerly begins turning the hydrant’s lock and valve to open and flush them. In minutes, the water gushes across the road.

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  • Self-Help Builder June 2018

    The House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees for Agriculture released preliminary numbers for next fiscal year. Generally the House numbers are more conservative than those from the Senate …

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    Network News May 2018

    Two years ago, Consuelo Andrade was living in a village with her grandparents in Michoacán, Mexico, where she regularly saw neighbors and acquaintances returning from time spent working in the United States. They wore stylish clothes; some drove cars. She and others were mesmerized.

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