June 2021
Your monthly update from the
Piedmont Housing Alliance
Piedmont Housing Alliance Celebrates its 38th Birthday
Piedmont Housing Alliance was founded on June 24th, 1983 to offer innovative affordable housing solutions in the Charlottesville area. This month, we will reflect on some of Piedmont's milestones over the years. Follow us on instagram @piedmonthousing so you don't miss it!
NeighborWorks Week Event

Join our virtual community event this month to acknowledge the volunteers, partners, and leaders who help us deliver our critical mission.

Click link below to join us via Zoom
Tuesday, June 8 - 4pm - 5pm

Read more about NeighborWorks Week here.
Commemorating Juneteenth in 2021

June 19th marks the end of slavery in the United States and recognizes liberation for Black individuals. Here are just a few ways you can celebrate Juneteenth this year:

  1. Read about Juneteenth's history and purpose
  2. Donate to anti-racist organizations
  3. Support black-owned businesses
  4. Register to vote
Expanding Our
Housing Counseling Team

Piedmont Housing Alliance is excited to welcome Emily Curtner to our team as a Housing Counselor.
Read more about Emily on our blog.

Support affordable housing for all.
Your contribution makes a difference to many families and individuals.
Thank you in advance.
A new online directory for Black-owned Businesses created by University of Virginia graduate Destinee Wright has launched.
 Free In-home Vaccinations
BRHD is now teaming up with UVA Health and the Charlottesville Fire Department to bring the vaccine right to your own couch if need be. It is completely free to all residents in the BRHD (Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene, Nelson, Fluvanna, and Louisa). To schedule your shot you can call BRHD at 434-972-6261 or email at blueridgehealthdistrict@gmail.com 
to get on a waitlist.
Apply for $50-per-month broadband subsidies
$50 monthly broadband discounts available starting May 12. The Federal Communications Commission today opened enrollment for $50-per-month broadband subsidies for US residents who have low incomes or who lost income during the pandemic. More detailed instructions for applying are available here. 
Warning: Verizon forces users onto pricier plans to get $50-per-month gov’t subsidy. You might have to change Internet plans to get the FCC's $50 low-income subsidy.
Upcoming Community Events

Piedmont Housing leads the way in promoting community events and learning opportunities for racial equity and justice. If you know of great events to share, drop us a line at gosocial@piedmonthousing.org
Tuesday, June 15th, 9-11 AM.
Time slots are 9-10 AM and 10-11 AM.

Join TOTS Tuesday with kid-focused activities in front of the Dairy Market, including a petting zoo, activity sheets, dairy cows from Moo Thru Ice Cream, and other kid-friendly activities.
The event is complimentary but
pre-registration is required to track capacity in order to maintain social distancing.

Free Online Courses on Race, Racism, and Racial Justice
Looking for ideas for Father's Day?
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