Join Monah Rhodes and Lisa Galloway, HUD Certified Housing Counselors at the West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation, as they lead a presentation describing how their organization helps people demystify "creditworthiness", and how education can help underserved communities avoid the usual traps that allow homes to be foreclosed on.
About the Speakers / Organization
West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation (WEHDC) is a private, not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1970. The key components of our mission are: Enabling Home Ownership, Community Engagement, and Economic Development. The mission of West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation is to promote the development of healthy, sustainable communities through housing services to help individuals and neighborhoods meet their affordable housing needs in the West End neighborhood and other parts of Providence and Rhode Island.
About the Civic Engagement Series
The Swearer Center's Civic Engagement Series brings together students, faculty, staff, and community to learn, reflect, and take action. Each semester, through a series of workshops, presentations, and convenings, participants engage with the multiple strategies communities are using to effect social change around an issue impacting Providence & Rhode Island.