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Call to Action in Evanston: Choose Affordable Housing!

Evanston's City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 22, was focused on affordable housing. Here is the packet for the meeting , and here is a video of the meeting . During public comment, 13 members of Joining Forces spoke, asking the City Council to "Choose Affordable Housing" in 13 different ways. And one of our members added both beauty and me...

Community Discussions of Undesign the Redline

In October of 2019, Joining Forces for Affordable Housing held several community meetings at the Civic Center to review and discuss the Undesign the Redline exhibit that was on display. Our focus was on considering the exhibit's suggestions for future action that would help to dismantle the restrictive limits that redlining imposed on Black communities and...