US Department of Housing of Urban
HUD's description of the project:
United Parents Against Lead National, Inc. (UPAL) of Richmond, Virginia was
awarded $2,000,000. The project launched innovative leveraging strategies that
empower low-income communities through business development, job training and
job creation in Lead Hazard Reduction/ Abatement, building the capacity within
the community to undertake activities that will eliminate lead hazards in homes
occupied or frequented by children age 6 and below. UPAL will target Section 3
businesses and develop partnerships with Housing Preservation and Development
Corporation and the Richmond Career Advancement Center. UPAL will leverage
$3,525,000 in private sector cash and in kind contributions for this project.
Contact: Zakia Shabazz (804) 308-1518.
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