public housing http://wamc.org en Albany Mom Petitions HUD: Ban Police Training at Public Housing http://wamc.org/post/albany-mom-petitions-hud-ban-police-training-public-housing <p>An Albany resident has started a petition to ask the federal Housing and Urban Development Department to ban police training in public housing. &nbsp;<br><br>The power of social networking proved to be a force to reckon with after citizens in Albany's Arbor Hill neighborhood <a href="http://www.wamc.org/post/police-training-frightens-neighbors-goes-viral-and-stokes-ire-naacp">posted photographs of swat teams, fake bloodstains and shell casings on Facebook</a>, after an Albany Police Department training exercise.<br> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:50:59 +0000 Dave Lucas 61835 at http://wamc.org Albany Mom Petitions HUD: Ban Police Training at Public Housing Public Housing Agency Promotes Family Self-sufficiency http://wamc.org/post/public-housing-agency-promotes-family-self-sufficiency <p>Helping people help themselves to someday leave public housing was the goal of a conference Wednesday sponsored by the public housing authority in Springfield Massachusetts.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /><br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Every parent seeks a better life for their children was the motivational message aimed at more than 100 mostly young parents who attended today&rsquo;s conference, some with their children in tow.<br /> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 19:55:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 36617 at http://wamc.org Public Housing Agency Promotes Family Self-sufficiency