fair housing http://waer.org en Gala for Syracuse Housing Authority Celebrates Home and Assistance to Help Residents http://waer.org/post/gala-syracuse-housing-authority-celebrates-home-and-assistance-help-residents <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://syracusehousing.org/">The Syracuse Housing Authority </a>is marking its 75th&nbsp;year, reflecting back as one of the oldest and largest per-capita housing agencies in the nation. &nbsp;SHA Executive Director Bill Simmons hopes to use the event to raise money for educational and vocational opportunities that might help end generational poverty for his residents.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:04:56 +0000 Chris Bolt 16139 at http://waer.org Gala for Syracuse Housing Authority Celebrates Home and Assistance to Help Residents Women's Day at New York State Fair Is Back, Applies to Modern Values http://waer.org/post/womens-day-new-york-state-fair-back-applies-modern-values <P>Women’s Day at the New York State Fair has changed over the years, but the celebration Wednesday still offered opportunities for personal growth and chances to improve the community.&nbsp;</P> <P>Art and Home Center Director Sheryl Lavin remembers the event used to be a great opportunity to get women connected with service groups.</P> <P>Speakers addressed health issues that apply especially to women (such as heart disease and sleep troubles) and provided advice on avoiding discrimination or scams based upon gender.</P> <P>Karen Schroeder, Assistant Director of the <A href="http://cnyfai Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:36:18 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 7133 at http://waer.org Women's Day at New York State Fair Is Back, Applies to Modern Values