MTO Sponsors Water at Risk: A Tribal Leaders’ Perspective
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The Metropolitan Tenants Organization is co-sponsoring “Water at Risk”, a program highlighting the Standing Rock Sioux and Menominee Tribes’ campaigns to protect their tribes’ water resources. Several people have asked why would MTO, a housing …

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MTO Sponsors Water at Risk: A Tribal Leaders’ Perspective MTO Sponsors Water at Risk: A Tribal Leaders’ Perspective

The Metropolitan Tenants Organization is co-sponsoring “Water at Risk”, a program highlighting the Standing Rock Sioux and Menominee Tribes’ campaigns to protect their tribes’ water resources. Several people have asked why would MTO, a housing …

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Saturday, August 19th, 2017, 3PM-6PM
Diversey River Bowl, 2211 Diversey, Chicago IL

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MTO 2017 Annual Meeting MTO 2017 Annual Meeting

MTO’s Annual Meeting

 

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

9:30am – 12:00pm 
77 W. Washington

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 Please RSVP by May 15th!
Agenda to follow. Membership must be current.
CLICK HERE 
to renew your membership!
 
To RSVP, or if you have questions about your membership status, please contact …

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The question is, how do we become better allies? The question is, how do we become better allies?

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