UWF Elected Officials Chapter holds housing briefing with community organizers

Today, the new UWF Elected Official Chapter held its first-ever issue briefing on housing!

Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson, Cook County Commissioner Alma Anaya, State Representative Delia Ramirez, State Representative Aaron Ortiz, and State Representative Celina Villanueva met with organizers and activists from:

  • Chicago Housing Initiative

  • ONE Northside

  • Access Living

  • Just Housing Initiative

  • Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance

  • Logan Square Neighborhood Association

  • Pilsen Alliance

  • Lift The Ban Coalition

  • SEIU Healthcare IL & IN

  • Chicago Teachers Union

  • Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Along with researchers Janet Smith of the UIC Voorhees Center and Stephanie Farmer of Roosevelt University, we held a powerful and historic conversation on how we win #HousingForAll through policy changes and political leadership at the city, county, and state level.

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