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Welcome to Housing Action’s New Board Members

Welcome to Housing Action’s New Board Members

We’re excited to head into 2019 with three new Board members and one renewing member: Shelly Richardson, Carl Wolf, Dottie Johnson, and Kelli Harsch (pictured from left to right above). All of our Board members are motivated by their desire to strengthen their...

All About Accessibility

“We want people to realize that the disability community is one you might join at any time,” says Adam Ballard. “All it takes is an accident or injury or just getting older. And increasing access benefits everyone.” In particular, through his role as Housing...

VISTA Spotlight: Joy at the Chicago Jobs Council

VISTA Spotlight: Joy at the Chicago Jobs Council

After graduating with a Masters in Sociology from Roosevelt University and while awaiting her matriculation into Loyola University’s School of Social Work, Joy Powell hopped onto her computer in May searching for summer opportunities. “I have the summer,...

Farming in the City: A Day of Service in Honor of 9/11

Farming in the City: A Day of Service in Honor of 9/11

Believe it or not, fall is only a few short days away, and even if we aren’t preparing ourselves for it, nature certainly is. When you have plants growing in the middle of the city, sometimes they can use a little extra help, and that’s where Housing...

Tackling Case Management in Ford Heights

Tackling Case Management in Ford Heights

After earning undergraduate degrees in Social Work from Governors State University this spring, Dionna Gordon and Jocelyn James-Moore immediately put their coursework into practice as AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates at Ford Heights Community Service...