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Mercy Housing California is proud to play an active role in addressing our state’s shortage of affordable housing. Check out the new communities we started and finished in 2023, bringing new, service-enriched homes to these great neighborhoods around the state: WHERE WE BROKE GROUND IN 2023 We started construction on six new affordable communities throughout

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While we’ve earned recognition as leaders in our field, we recognize that there is still work to be done. In 2023 we initiated a self-assessment to identify strategies that will help strengthen our organizational resilience while also outlining a roadmap that expands our commitment to equity and social justice. I am humbled by our 1,700

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A Neighborhood Thrives Along Auburn Avenue In the early 1900s, Sweet Auburn was a place for neighbors to meet and discuss social issues. Often congregating on Auburn Avenue, where Henry Rucker built Atlanta’s first black-owned office building, residents would also gather to hear the latest news related to black culture and entertainment. Lined with small

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City, private, and nonprofit foundations collaborated to support families with affordable housing and to stem neighborhood gentrification DENVER—Mercy Housing, Inc., a leading national affordable housing nonprofit headquartered in Denver that every day serves tens of thousands of people across the U.S. with low incomes, Mile High United Way and Mile High Early Learning announced today

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Grant to support the expansion of preventive care and resources in Chicago Mercy Housing Lakefront announced that it has been awarded $50,000 in grant funds from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois to help expand access to health and wellness care and resources. 76 organizations around the state received grants as part of the

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“I was 7 years old when Dr. King was assassinated. Like many 7-year-olds at the time, I was not paying attention to what was going on in the world let alone remember seeing the news reports on television and being saddened about his death but did not understand the significance. I gained more understanding over

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 Seattle, WA –  Mercy Housing Northwest and Open Doors for Multicultural Families, in partnership with Sound Transit, King County, and the City of Kent, are proud to announce that they have been selected by Sound Transit to partner on a new Kent-Des Moines North Transit Oriented Development. The Kent Multicultural Village will be an inclusive

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Hezza was born in Seattle but moved around a lot as a kid. “My father had a passion for travel, and wanted to see the world,” said Hezza. “Moving around, I got great at making friends, learning local languages, and I fell deeply in love with music,” they added. As a child, their mother nurtured

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At Power of Home 2023, Mercy Housing Northwest, with the support of Amazon and the Sisters of Providence, introduced the winner of the inaugural Mercy Housing Northwest Founding Communities Award, Sister Judy Byron. This award was established in recognition of the five founding communities of fearless Women Religious whose tenacity and vision created Mercy Housing

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A hush fell over the Trailview Community Room. From corner to corner, the room was covered in circus decorations, while, jugglers, clowns, face-painting specialists, school administrators, and Mercy Housing Northwest staff waited for their special guests to arrive. Meanwhile, outside the room kindergarten to high school students stood waiting for 5:00 PM and when the

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