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  • ALL IN-Matthew Bernardo

    The next four issues of Staff News will highlight Housing Works Community Values with examples from your colleagues. This week Meagan Dougherty, Health Homes Site Supervisor, talks about ALL IN: The new Housing Works values were beautifully introduced at the recent Staff Appreciation Event. They clearly show the direction Housing Works …

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  • HIGH PERFORMANCE-Robin Milim

    HIGH PERFORMANCE-Robin Milim One of the Housing Works values introduced at the recent Staff Appreciation event that most resonates with me personally is that of HIGH PERFORMANCE. Mastering the individual elements of our HIGH PERFORMANCE value equals success in my eyes, both as parts of the sum and as the sum itself, both as …

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  • STRONGER TOGETHER-Josephine Akhigbe

    STRONGER TOGETHER-Josephine Akhigbe STRONGER TOGETHER is one of the four values introduced at the Staff Appreciation party. It was also the value that I had at the party and stood out the most for me. Being strong is the ability to withstand great force or pressure. A lot of other words also describe being …

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  • The Social Networker: Jack Mackenroth’s Campaign for a Cause

    The Social Networker: Jack Mackenroth’s Campaign for a Cause In less than one month, over 100 physical activists, along with a 60 person road crew and thousands of virtual and “real life” supporters will come together to raise vital funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS and homelessness by completing BRAKING AIDS® Ride, a 285 mile, three-day journey from Boston to NYC. …

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  • Interior Redesign: Viyet’s Elizabeth Brown

    Interior Redesign: Viyet’s Elizabeth Brown It’s no secret that Housing Works enjoys a longstanding love affair with the interior design community. Hundreds of designers participated in our signature interior design benefit, Design on a Dime, over the years, and comb our shops for vintage and contemporary treasures for themselves and their clients. We were thrilled when …

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  • Booking It: Heidi Tannenbaum, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Manager,  on her BRAKING AIDS® Ride

    Booking It: Heidi Tannenbaum, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Manager,  on her BRAKING AIDS® Ride If you’re a regular reader of our Community Stories, you’ll see that we frequently profile the many activists who participate in BRAKING AIDS® Ride. While we deeply appreciate rider and crew member; we get especially excited when our own staff dedicates their personal time and effort to fundraising, training, and eventually …

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  • Surviving and Thriving: Advocate, Board Member, and Client Eric Bartley

    Surviving and Thriving: Advocate, Board Member, and Client Eric Bartley Housing Works clients, staff and supporters had even more reason to celebrate at June 29’s Heritage of Pride Festival when Governor Cuomo announced his advocacy-based plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York by 2020, a goal Housing Works has been working toward since the organization’s inception. One of the …

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  • Wonder Woman: Meet Physical Activist Courtney Maier Burbela

    Wonder Woman: Meet Physical Activist Courtney Maier Burbela The countdown has begun for Housing Works’ civil rights march on two wheels, BRAKING AIDS® Ride. From September 12 – 14, physical activists of all stripes will come together to ride 285 miles from Boston to NYC to raise funds and awareness for our mission to end AIDS and homelessness. One …

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