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. 

Move the Money Chicago: City-Wide Townhall Meeting Oct. 20, 2011

MTO invites you to a city-wide town hall meeting with Congressional Representatives Jan Schakowsky, Jesse Jackson Jr. & Danny Davis:

Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 6:00 p.m

77 W. Washington, Chicago Temple.

A press conference will be held at 5:30 p.m.

The time is NOW to rebuild America!!!  We need JOBS, not cuts.  We need Medicare for ALL.  We need to bring our troops and war dollars home.  We need to move the money.  Let’s show them we care.  We hope to see you there!

Move the Money Campaign:

American Friends Service Committee-Chicago; ARC ’09; Arise Chicago; Chicago Alliance Against Racism & Political Repression; Chicago Area Peace Action; Chicago Political Economy Group; Chicago Coalition for the Homeless; Chicago Jobs With Justice; Chicago Labor for Peace, Prosperity & Justice (CLPPJ); Chicago Teachers Union (CTU); Committee for New Priorities (CNP); Disabled Americans Want Work Now (DAWWN); Energy Action Network; Enlace Chicago; IBEW Local 21; Iraq Veterans Against the War; Logan Square Neighbors for Justice and Peace; Metropolitan Tenants Organization (MTO); MoveOn Chicago; New New Deal Coalition; Northside Action for Justice; Portaluz; Progressive Democrats of America (PDA); Rainbow PUSH Coalition; Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1; South Halsted Unemployed Action Center; Stand Up! Chicago; Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP); Taskforce for Attendant Services; UAW Local 2320; United Communities Against Foreclosures & Evictions; United Electrical Workers (UE)

Move the Money Chicago, Phone: 773-677-9169