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Building a stronger community through equal housing.

Educational resources, workshops and filling a complaint.

Reduction of hazardous exposures in small businesses through a community health worker intervention.

Consulting, health screenings, incentives, promotion and more.

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Supporting small businesses during COVID-19.

Information and resources for business owners and employees.

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Rainwater harvesting for limited-income households.

Workshops, qualifications and applying to program.

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Rainwater Harvesting Online Workshop – English

Rainwater HarvestingRainwater Harvesting

  • Online
  • Free (registration required)

Rainwater harvesting helps cool urban temperatures, reduce street flooding and is best used for irrigation. The water collected can be used daily for your trees and plants and helps you use less water from in your home. During this workshop come learn about the benefits of residential rainwater harvesting. You will learn about passive and active systems including design considerations, planning your project, best practices, maintenance, and more. The second half of the workshop you will receive information on Tucson Water’s Rebate and SERI’s Limited-Income Loan and Grant Program including what you will receive by participating, requirements to participate and how to apply.

Basics of Fair Housing – English

Fair HousingFair Housing

  • Online
  • Free (registration required)

Did you know? It is illegal to discriminate in housing based on someone’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, and disability. During this class you will learn about the history of fair housing, where fair housing applies, the importance of fair housing work, the seven protected classes, fair housing complaint statistics, fair housing laws, prohibited activities, accessibility features for new construction, use of criminal records, potential signs of discrimination, exemptions to the Fair Housing Act, who is held liable for housing discrimination, fair housing cases, and how to file a fair housing complaint inquiry with SERI. You will receive a certificate for attending the full class.

Taller de captura de agua de lluvia en linea – Español

Rainwater HarvestingRainwater Harvesting

  • Online
  • Gratís (registro requerido)

Aprenda sobre la captura de agua de lluvia residencial, el programa de reembolso de Tucson Water, y nuestro programa de prestamos y becas  para familias de bajos ingresos. Participar en este taller cumple con uno de los requisitos del reembolso de la ciudad de Tucson. El taller dura aproximadamente 3 horas y es en Español.

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Learn How You Can Create a Healthy Home!

For Asthma Awareness Month the Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes shares a variety of educational material and research on Asthma and how to create a healthy home Learn about what asthma is the principles in creating a healthy home online tools and apps to assist you in creating a healthy and…

Rainwater Harvesting Installation

Making The Most of Water in Tucson (Interview with The Buzz)

Cisterns gutters and passive designs cost money but at SERI we provide a Rainwater Harvesting Loan amp Grant Program for limited-income residents to afford systems David Sanabria Rainwater Harvesting Program Manager talks on The Buzz about our participants experiences in the program and new benefits participants are receiving We tend to have higher interest…

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New Website Launch

Welcome to Our New Website!

After seven months of hard work and dedication from our SERI team we are pleased to share the launch of our new website We wanted to update the design of our website add new features and tools update programs and projects and make it more user-friendly All of our website initiatives are to create…

Lora with her rainwater harvesting tank

Lora Makes The Most of Rainwater Harvesting

Through rainwater harvesting we can help reduce urban temperatures and increase tree coverage Rainwater harvesting is a financial investment and many limited-income families in Tucson cannot afford the upfront costs We reached out to Lora who shares with us how she was able to do rainwater harvesting at her home as a participant in…