Reciprocity through Engagement in Intergenerational Housing

This Alliance for Strong Families and Communities member profile showcases the power of authentic engagement—approaches that support families and communities in developing and applying their strengths and gifts to achieve their goals.

Bridge Meadows in Portland, Oregon, is an intentional multi-generational housing community that is home to three generations of residents—former foster youth, adoptive parents, and elders. Through its multi-systems approach, this model integrates child welfare, foster care, affordable housing, and elder services solutions to create deep, sustained impact in the lives of residents. … more

Advancing Equity Through Access to Quality, Affordable Housing

This Alliance for Strong Families and Communities member profile showcases the power of authentic engagement—approaches that support families and communities in developing and applying their strengths and gifts to achieve their goals.

The Rockford Housing Authority (RHA), through restructuring and reorientation including the creation of its nonprofit subsidiary Bridge Rockford Alliance, has set out to provide more than just housing. It operates with the belief that housing as a pathway to increased stability, well-being, and community engagement. … more

2015 Commitments Assessment Benchmarking Report

The 2015 Commitments Assessment Benchmarking Report allows members of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities network to benchmark their organizational strengths and challenges against their peers as well as prioritize areas of improvement. … more

Overtime Exemptions & Implications on the Nonprofit Human-Serving Sector

This report features the results of a poll conducted by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities on the implications for the nonprofit human services sector of a proposed rule change to overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The Alliance submitted comments requesting FLSA clarity of coverage for nonprofits and a delay in implementation. These comments were formed through member feedback and the results of this poll, which captured member input on the impact this rule change would have on organizations.

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