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Notice of Public Review and Hearing 5-Year and Annual Plan

Notice of Public Review and Hearing

5-Year and Annual Plan


Albany Housing Authority will hold a public hearing on April 6, 2015 at 5:30 PM in the Atrium at 200 South Pearl Street to hear comments on 5-Year plan (2015-2019) and Annual Plan for the upcoming fiscal year 2015.

A draft of the Annual Plan will be available for public review during regular business hours on February 17, 2015 for the duration of the comment period. A copy of the plan will also be available on our website at and at each AHA management office for its federal sites.

Comments may be submitted prior to the public hearing. Comments may be mailed to AHA, 200 So. Pearl St., Albany, New York 12202-1834; emailed to or faxed to 518-641-7545.

Please put “Annual Plan Comments” in the subject line. Attendees to the hearing will be required to sign in.


Victor Cain, Chairman

Steven T. Longo, Executive Director

Equal Housing Opportunity


2015 Annual Plan Notice

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AACCCR Features Artist Malik Penn

Artist Malik Penn

 Artist Malik Penn

William Malik Penn hails from Brooklyn, NY.  While claiming to never had any formal artistic training, he renders strikingly life-like portraits of larger than life celebrities on his canvas.  His drawings are done using a charcoal method that he says takes its inspiration from Michelangelo, which is evident in the dramatic contrasts between light and dark and the acute detail of all the subjects in his portraits.  According to Penn, he chooses his subjects according to his mood and likes to challenge himself using different styles when the spirit moves him.

The AACCCR is featuring the works of this talented young artist beginning with an opening reception on February 6, 2015 during Albany’s First Friday from 6-8:30 pm. The exhibition will continue through March 31, 2015.

Center Hours:

Mondays: Noon-3:00 pm.

Or contact for an appointment.

Artist Malik Penn

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The First Annual Yusuf Burgess Memorial Regatta

Saturday, May 30th, from 12:00PM – 4:00PM


This is a Free, Rain or Shine Event

[Leave No Child Inside]

Kayaking Canoe Regatta Flyer


Regatta Location:

The City of Albany Six Mile Waterworks Pavilion

136 Fuller Road Between Washington Ave and Railroad Ave

Albany, NY (518) 528-9140

Youth Ed – Venture & Nature

Register with

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African American History Film and Discussion Series

Albany Housing Authority

African American Cultural Center

The Center for Law and Justice

Presents the

2015 African American History Film and Discussion Series


The Women of the Civil Rights Movement!!

2015 African American History Film and Discussion Series

2015 African American History Film and Discussion Series

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Enter the Pre-K Lottery TODAY!


Students who attend prekindergarten are better prepared socially and academically to enter kindergarten.
They are more likely to achieve success throughout their academic career than those students who do not attend prekindergarten. Give your child that foundation for success by enrolling in a high-quality early childhood learning program in the City School District of Albany.

Three easy steps:
1) Download an application online at or
stop by your local elementary school or Central Registration
(75 Watervliet Ave.) for a paper copy.
2) Fill out the application completely.
3) Return the application to Central Registration
(75 Watervliet Ave.) by February 20, 2015.

Enter the Pre-K Lottery TODAY!

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Upcoming Events with the African American Cultural Center

AACCCR Forum flyer 1.23.15

Gospel Gala

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PBS Kids and You!

PBS Kids has many free educational resources at



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Holiday Cabaret at the Albany BARN to benefit the Damien Center!

Holiday Cabaret!

Join the Albany BARN for an evening of holiday song with some of your favorite Capital Region performers! Under the musical direction of Josh D. Smith, Kevin McGuire, Capital Repertory Theatre favorite and Broadway star will be joined by Sandra Bargman and Sara Smigen to sing holiday favorites in a delightful cabaret style concert hosted at the Albany Barn. The evening will kick-off with a Holiday season infused short story reading by the incomparable Richard Lovrich. Musical selections for the evening will include holiday chestnuts such as Let It Snow, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting), Silver Bells, and many more! Eric Margan will join Josh Smith as the band, rounding out the musical ensemble. Please join us – and feel free to sing along! Yule regret missing it!

Tickets are $20 CASH ONLY at the door the night of the event – We’ll be donating to The Albany Damien Center.

Click HERE for more details!

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Capital Region Kwanzaa Celebration

Join the Capital Region Kwanzaa Coalition December 26th through January 1st!!

Kwanzaa Celebration Flyer.001

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FREE Practice SAT Test

The NAACP New York State Youth & College Division
& The Princeton Review Presents:

Practice SAT Test
Find out where you stand!

Want to take a practice SAT without it counting towards college admissions?

The NAACP SUNY at Albany College, Union Baptist Church and
Metropolitan Baptist Church are pleased to offer students a practice test and strategy session to help boost their SAT scores!

After the test, students will receive a detailed score report that gives a detailed score breakdown of their individual strengths and weaknesses.

Practice Test
Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014
Location: Union Baptist Church
3 Morton Avenue
Albany, NY 12202
Time: 9:00am—2:00pm
Strategy Session – 9:00am-10:00am
Practice SAT – 10:00am-2:00pm
*Please bring a #2 pencil and a calculator.*

“Paying for College” Workshop for Parents during Test
Breakfast and lunch served
Open to All High School Students- Grade 9-12
Must Register by December 8, 2014 on-line. Register by clicking link

1. Visit and use the ‘Attend a Free Event: Online or In Person’ box on the left of the page.
2. Search for SAT with and zip code 12202
3. Click Find Free Test to see the free events.
4. Find the Free Practice SAT Test on December 13th under UNION BAPTIST CHURCH 3 MORTON AVE, ALBANY, NY 12202 and click enroll.
For Information Contact: Gwendolyn Pope at 518-280-3335 or Anne Pope at 518-463-5463


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