Home Matters is a movement
that unites America around Home as the place where lives and families thrive,
and as the bedrock for a stronger nation. As Home Matters grows, so too will
public awareness of the proven connections between stable housing and jobs,
education, health, the economy, public safety, and other important facets of
America "Home Matters"
"Affordable housing is the
platform in which all other things are possible in terms of people leading
fulfilling lives". Watch this inspirational video that explains why "Home
Matters" - in our health, in community growth, as people, as families, and as a
America - What We Stand For
"To me, there's nothing more
fulfilling then when we help a family renovate their home. And I come to visit
after the home is complete, and I see the children in that home now proud of
the place that they live". Learn what motivates NeighborWorks America to
strengthen communities, build partnerships, and invest in people.
Matters for Health" panelist Dr. Megan Sandel
"There's new evidence that
the quality of housing can affect a child's brain growth". Hear more of what
"Home Matters for Health" panelist Dr. Megan Sandel has to say on how housing
is a vital sign for health in the first Home Matters Talks video.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Maurice Jones
"If you're looking at home
as just providing someone with a roof over their heads, then you are missing
the broader impact". Listen to U.S. Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban
Development Maurice Jones, also the keynote speaker at "Home Matters for
Health", describe his own experience with home in this Home Matters Talks
Coast Launch of Home Matters
Home Matters is spearheaded
by the National NeighborWorks Association and supported by the NNA Fund, along
with a coast-to-coast coalition of leaders, community groups, nonprofits, and
the public at large. We are allied by a critical mission: to show how Home is
indispensable to each one of us, and to our country's progress.
As neighbors, parents,
professionals, and individuals of all different backgrounds and vocations, we
strive to improve people's lives, our neighborhoods, and our communities. Join us
if you believe in Home as the foundation for success!
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