Census Magazine 2020

Andrea GallowayUncategorized

This is the March and April Haca Census Magazine Covers which we send out to over 1,000 residents via Facebook and Constant Contact. This type of engagement does not just contact our direct housing residents but also engages residents in the entire census tract. The covers and the contents are created by the Volunteer residents who mostly had no experience creating magazines or engaging residents via online or social media platforms. View MagazineView April's Magazine

Social Determinants of Health: The Community Impact of Hospitals

Andrea GallowayCommunity Health

Publisher: Texas Hospitals MagazineHospitals see value in addressing social determinants of health to improve the well-being of their communities. A concept known as social determinants of health, defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “conditions in the places where people live, learn, work and play [that] affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes,” is becoming a vital part of mainstream health care. But to achieve sustainable success in addressing Social determinants of health, experts say ... Read More

Bringing Healthcare Home.. Even During a Pandemic

Andrea GallowayUncategorized

Publisher: The Austin CommonThe Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) has partnered with Dell Medical School to provide holistic health care opportunities to its residents, even during the pandemic. “I don’t want to end this conversation pretending that our work is race neutral, because it’s not,” said Rodolfo Rodríguez, director of the health & wellness ecosystem at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA). Read More

Meet Our Matching Funds Donor: Rex Jones

Andrea GallowayAmplify Austin

HACA’s nonprofit Austin Pathways raised $61,190 during Amplify Austin. One hundred percent of the funds, generously donated by 159 individuals, community partners and local Businesses. To provide direct support for scholarship and self-sufficiency programs. HACA and Austin Pathways have awarded more than 500 scholarships to public and affordable housing residents since 2001. This year Rex Jones of Apartment Management Professionals and his staff, matched $15,000 of funds donated. “We know the difference that a bus pass to school can make,” … Read More

Book: Smart Cities in Application

Andrea GallowayUncategorized

Publisher: SpringerSmart Cities in Application, explores categories of applications and driving factors surrounding the Smart City phenomenon. The contributing authors provide perspective on the Smart Cities, covering numerous applications and classes of applications. The book uses a top-down exploration of the driving factors in Smart Cities, by including focal areas including “Smart Healthcare,” “Public Safety & Policy Issues,” and “Science, Technology, & Innovation.”  Contributors have direct and substantive experience with important aspects of Smart Cities and discuss issues with technologies ... Read More