HUD's Hammer Award Winners

The New Employee Partnership /
Office of Public Housing - Kansas/Missouri State Office

Agency Name: HUD

Team Contact Person: Andrew L. Boeddeker, John England
Phone/Fax/Email: (913) 551-6932/(915) 551-6981
Address: Gateway Tower II
400 State Avenue
City: Kansas City
State: Missouri
Zip Code: 66101-2406

Brief Description
The Dept. of HUD Office of Public Housing Kansas/Missouri Office partnered with the Housing Authority, Chamber of Commerce and the City Government of the City of Independence, Missouri, as well as with private companies to establish a computer/internet classroom in the Hocker Heights Housing Development. Now, low income families have access to educational facilities to help them educate themselves, improve their job qualifications and graduate from welfare.

Agency Contact: Mary Ellen Bergeron 202-708-0123
NPR Contact: Jerry Nikolaus 202-632-0391

Date of Award: 02/24/97
Location: Independence, Missouri
Award Presenter: Jerry Nikolaus

Content Archived: February 28, 2013