Town Hall Meeting: Housing Discrimination & Segregation on March 6

MTO, Access Living, and Progress Center of Illinois invite you to a Town Hall meeting to discuss critical housing discrimination.  The meeting will be held on:

Wednesday March 6, 2013

Garfield Park Conservatory

300 N. Central Park Avenue

Chicago, IL 60624

6pm – 8pm

Guest Speakers

Cook County Commissioners

Jesus Garcia

Larry Suffredin

Robert Steele

Topics of Discussion will include:

  •  Discrimination against people holding Housing Choice Vouchers segregates families and denies them equal opportunity to move into better areas
  • Foreclosure victims and relocation issues
  • Poor living conditions and their impact on communities and housing choices


If you hold a housing choice voucher and have experienced these issues, or if you want to get involved,



Come share your experiences with us

Help end housing discrimination/segregation

Support equal opportunity for everyone


For Information/Transportation call the Metropolitan Tenants Organization at (773) 292-4980 x 224

Photo:  Commissioner Jesus Garcia and Commissioner Deborah Sims hear testimonies from Housing Choice Voucher holders at the Town Hall meeting held on January 24, 2013 at Progress Center Illinois in Blue Island.