Share Your Experience

Cook County Needs Your Input to Improve Fair & Affordable Housing Options in Our Community

Why Attend?
Attend one of these meetings to learn about opportunities for free winter workshops (with compensation provided) for people who want to become advocates for fair and affordable housing.
A $25 gift card will be raffled off at each meeting listed below. 

When & Where?
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2 – 3:30pm
Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30 – 8pm
Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton St., Skokie
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 – 8pm
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook
Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30 – 8pm
Leaning Tower YMCA
6300 W. Touhy Ave., Niles
Thursday, Dec. 5, 6:30 – 8pm
Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston

  • Overview of Fair & Affordable Housing Issues in Cook County
  • Background on Cook County’s Assessment of Fair Housing
  • Listening Session—Hearing Your Feedback 
  • Invitation to Join in Advocacy Efforts
What Will Happen with Your Feedback?
The goal is to provide YOUR feedback so that the problems can be resolved with solutions that will meet YOUR needs.
  • Connections for the Homeless will gather your feedback on systems problems contributing to issues of fair and affordable housing.
  • Your feedback will be included in Cook County’s Assessment of Fair Housing.
  • We will use your feedback to advocate for change, in the County and in local municipalities.
To Reserve a Spot at Any One of the Meetings
Click here to register. Or send an email to or call 847-475-7070, x117. 
If you can’t make these dates but are still interested in learning more, let us know!