At her first NAIHC
board meeting, Johnson said she received a less than warm welcome from a middle-aged, all-male board.
"Families are continuing to grow, and there is a greater need to create more homes that are three or four bedrooms," said Valerie Seneca, research analyst for NAIHC
. The two-room homes end up being unacceptable, families have to get on a waiting list, and the cycle begins all over again.
However, says Jane DeMarines, director of mortgage policy programs with the NAIHC
, it will be used for training and hiring consultants to help get tribal housing rolling.
The NAIHC was created as a counterculture-free zone for tobacco farmers and other mainstream hemp advocates.
On the federal side, a petition filed by Ralph Nader's Resource Conservation Alliance (RCA) and the NAIHC attempts to force the DEA to remove hemp from its list of federally controlled substances.
“Policy Development: Theory and Practice” - Instructor Rodney Clements, (Mechoopda Maidu Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria), National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC
), will introduce attendees to both the theory and practice of policy development.
June 13-15 National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC
June 7-9 The National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC
THE NATIONAL AMERICAN INDIAN HOUSING Council (NAIHC), Washington, D.C., has launched "Housing First for First Americans," a $10 million campaign to help its tribal members develop 100,000 homes in Indian Country over 10 years.
"This commitment represents a continued endeavor to improve the housing conditions for First Americans, who are, unfortunately, the last Americans considered when it comes to major issues like health, education and housing," said Russell Sossamon, NAIHC's chairman.