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2018-19 Annual Action Plan - Public Meetings and Comment Period May 2018

The City of Phoenix has prepared a draft of its 2018-19 Annual Action Plan, which describes how the following U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) formula grant funds will be spent:

  • Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

The Annual Action Plan and the Citizen Participation Plan will be available for review and public comment from April 30th to May 31st; a public hearing/open house will be held on May 9th from 11AM to 3:30PM at the Family Advocacy Center, located at 2120 N. Central Phoenix, AZ 85004. Please print, post, and share the attached flier with your family, friends, and neighbors, or email grants.nsd@phoenix.gov for more information.

Click here for official notice

Submitted by: City of Phoenix  
Hope and a Future May, 2017

Located at 909 W. McDowell, this is an organization for kids in foster care:

VISION
Our vision is that one day all children in the Arizona foster care system will have hope for their future.
 
MISSION
Hope & A Future serves abused and neglected children in the Arizona foster care system by helping them reach their potential and achieve their dreams.
 
VALUES
Children in foster care need compassion for their circumstances that is actively demonstrated though love and encouragement. Hope & A Future provides acceptance to the abandoned and neglected children who have been rejected and offer reliable programs to meet their needs. Through our programs, we serve the children in foster care and provide them with a hope and a future.
 
PROGRAMS

  • Teen Adventure Camp
  • Royal Family Kids Camp
  • Life Skills Program
  • Mentoring Program
  • College Scholarship Program
  • Christmas Party
Submitted by: Hope and a Future  
FIT4MOM at Indian School Park May, 2017

If you were to ask ten moms what they find most challenging about motherhood, I'm confident you would receive ten different answers. My response would be "time management." Healthy living, connecting with other mothers and finding opportunities for my son to socialize are all important to me but it was not always easy to fit everything into our day. Luckily, a friend recommended I try FIT4MOM and I am so glad I did! FIT4MOM offers fitness programs for all stages of motherhood, including Stroller Strides and Stroller Barre. Geared for moms with little ones in strollers, these classes provide full-body workouts and are great for all fitness levels. After each class there are play dates for the children as well as weekly activities like story time and crafts. Additionally, we organize monthly gatherings called 'Mom's Night Out." Both my son and I have benefitted from the FIT4MOM community. I encourage moms to try a class if they are looking for a challenging workout, want to meet new people or just need an excuse to get out of the house! FIT4MOM Metro Phoenix has classes throughout the valley including our newest location, Steele Indian School Park. We meet at this beautiful park every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am and the first class is always free. Additional locations and more information can be found on the website: metrophoenix.fit4mom.com

Submitted by: Rachel Johnstone  
Book Club

Feb  12

Host: Jinny@Jean’s

Killers of the Flower Moon, 
The Osage Murders 
and the Birth of the FBI
 by David Grann

Mar  12

Host: Sheila

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

April   9

Host: Margaret

Sarah by JT Leroy