New CIRD Leadership Brings Broad Reach

The National Endowment for the Arts has selected the Housing Assistance Council(HAC) as its partner for the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD), one of the Arts Endowment’s leadership initiatives. As HAC’s CEO, I couldn’t be more excited.

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  • Children in front of a Mural

    New Leadership for Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design Brings Broad Reach

    April 10, 2019
    The National Endowment for the Arts has selected the Housing Assistance Council (HAC) as its partner for the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD), one of the Arts Endowment’s leadership initiatives
  • CIRD's Greatest Hits

    March 29, 2019
    These CIRD communities offer a plethora of helpful hints and creative ideas for hosting community-wide events that address diverse rural design issues.
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Established in 1991, the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design has convened more than 60 workshops in all regions of the country, empowering residents to leverage local assets for the future in order to build better places to live, work, and play.

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