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FCA US Got a Little Wild for Earth Day

Two-toed sloth, bald eagle and boa constrictor visit North American headquarters
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The FCA US Chrysler World Headquarters and Technology Center (CTC) in Michigan got a little wild last week when a few of nature’s finest dropped in for a visit to celebrate Earth Day 2017.

A two-toed sloth, bald eagle and a border collie trained to herd geese showed their stuff to employees who had the chance to ask questions and take pictures. Rounding out the cavalcade of animals were some flying squirrels, bats, owls, starfish, turtles, salamander, sea lamprey and a boa constrictor.

National Rebuilding Month: Older Homes

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Old housing issues are often much more significant than drafty windows and squeaky stairs. Homeowners who live in older homes risk exposure to lead, asbestos and other environmental health hazards according to the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development. Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide are helping low-income homeowners eliminate these hazards and ensure they live safe and healthy in their homes.Read more about health hazards here: http://bit.ly/2miIMR5.

De Beers Employees Do Battle to Highlight Teamwork

Namdeb, De Beers’ partnership venture with the Government of the Republic of Namibia, has highlighted the value of teamwork among its employees
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The company has hosted its Interdepartmental Games in March with the main aim of promoting employee wellbeing and morale.

Namdeb employees and contractors formed teams to compete against each other in sporting activities such as seven-a-side soccer, netball, volleyball, cricket and a tug of war plus fun races including rope skipping, potato-on-spoon and three-legged races.

National Rebuilding Month: Aging in Place

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Did you know most homeowners desire to age in place? Unfortunately, the combination of rising costs, fixed income and inadequate housing prevents them from doing so. Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide provide home repairs and modifications to make this a possibility for low-income homeowners. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1Yb8mBa

National Rebuilding Month: Take Action

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Take action during National #RebuildingMonth! Together we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of our homes and revitalizing our communities.

National Rebuilding Month: Substandard Housing Conditions

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Families with fewer financial resources are more likely to experience unsafe, unhealthy housing. When dealing with limited resources, food and medicine come before housing repairs. Rebuilding Together affiliates serve low-income homeowners who face financial dilemmas like this. Our vision is a safe and healthy home for every person.

National Rebuilding Month: Rebuilding Together Affiliates Impact

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During #RebuildingMonth, Rebuilding Together affiliates are planning to complete over 1,700 rebuilding projects, including homes and community centers across the country. Find out ways to get involved here: http://bit.ly/1Yb8mBa

A Show of Solidarity for the Arts in America

Donna Betts, PhD, ATR-BC, AATA President
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It’s a critical time for the arts and healthcare across the USA. In solidarity with Americans for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and dozens of arts organizations, the AATA was a proud National Partner for the 30th annual Arts Advocacy Day, March 20 and 21, 2017, in Washington, DC. Executive Director Cynthia Woodruff and I represented the AATA at the event’s National Arts Action Summit.

Rebuilding Together Affiliates to Engage 40,000 Volunteers on 1,600 Rebuild Projects During National Rebuilding Month this April

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides homeowners in need with critical home repairs, will host its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 40,000 volunteers will serve in more than 1,600 affiliate-led rebuild projects across the country throughout National Rebuilding Month.

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides homeowners in need with critical home repairs, will host its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 40,000 volunteers will serve in more than 1,600 affiliate-led rebuild projects across the country throughout National Rebuilding Month.

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