PHARI President Jim Reed thanked the Judges for their time and did not envy there difficult decisions. “PHARI is lucky to have Executive Directors willing to encourage participation and also take time to support these terrific efforts. I know the choices were tough, great work and good luck to our winners, as they move on to the next level.”
• The K-5th grade winner: Kendalee Zoffillo - Pawtucket Housing Authority
• 5th-8th grade winner: Joshua Mathieu - Pawtucket Housing Authority
• High School winner: Kylee Silva – Johnston Housing Authority
The winning posters will be shipped to NERC/NAHRO Regional Competition.
PHARI will be presenting all of the entrants judged at the JHA with a gift card to purchase school supplies for the upcoming school year.
The Mission of PHARI is to buoy RI's Public Housing agencies, through advocacy and education in order to achieve the overall mission of public housing, which is:
To ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing; create opportunities for residents' self-sufficiency and economic independence;
Our Member PHA's always:
Recognize the residents as the ultimate customer;
Improve PHA management and service delivery efforts through oversight, assistance, and selective intervention by highly skilled, diagnostic, and results-oriented field personnel; Seek problem-solving partnerships with residents, community, and government leadership.