Share Your Experience

NEW DATES: 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?

Monday, January 6, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Family Focus, Norris Room
2010 Dewey, Evanston

Tuesday, January 7, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Oakton Community Center
4701 Oakton St., Skokie

Wednesday, January 8, 10:30 am - noon
Oakton Community Center
4701 Oakton St., Skokie

Thursday, January 9, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Turning Point
8324 Skokie Blvd., Skokie

Tuesday, January 14, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
1911 Church St., Evanston

Thursday, January 16, 9:30 - 11:00 am
Family Focus
2010 Dewey, Evanston

Thursday, January 16, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
1911 Church St., 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
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!