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Featured Stories

Report: Banks and Fannie Mae Vendors Discriminate Against Communities of Color by Failing to Maintain and Market Foreclosures

PRESS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Jes Scheinpflug, Outreach Coordinator, Open Communities 614 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL  60093 Phone: 847-501-5760, x 502     Fax: 847-501-5722 E-mail: jes@open-communities.org   web site: www.open-communities.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Report: Banks and Fannie Mae Vendors Discriminate Against Communities of Color by Failing to Maintain and...   more >>

Open Communities’ multi-year HUD grant concludes, exposing housing discrimination and ongoing affordability crisis in Chicago’s northern suburbs

PRESS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Jes Scheinpflug, Outreach Coordinator, Open Communities 614 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL  60093 Phone: 847-501-5760, x 502     Fax: 847-501-5722 E-mail: jes@open-communities.org   web site: www.open-communities.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Open Communities’ multi-year HUD grant concludes, exposing housing discrimination and ongoing affordability...   more >>

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Recent Blog Posts

A Shift in Attitude: Legislation, Tolerance & Inclusivity Depend on Each Other

Audrey Sekendur, a junior at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts studying Mathematics and Africana Studies, is the summer intern at Open Communities. She takes special interest in community building and urban planning.  NPR recently released a piece in honor of the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, which deemed segregated schooling unconstitutional. NPR cited Michelle Obama’s...   more >>

Eating Locally, Acting Globally - Session 14

We launched our new program called Eating Locally Acting Globally in September 2013. Alicia De La Cruz and Lali Watt are promoting sustainable agriculture with a group of women who meet and exchange ways to eat healthy, locally grown foods in season. Q had told us all so many times that she had a tiny apartment and we wouldn’t be able to cook in her small space...  So it was particularly wonderful...   more >>

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In the Media

Wilmette has new $4.1 million deal for 611 Green Bay Road

kroutliffe@pioneerlocal.com | @pioneer_kathy | Sept. 5 2:07 p.m.  Wilmette has again sold the 611 Green Bay Road property, after its original developer abandoned it earlier this year. The new deal with Itasca-based M&R Development comes with a higher sales price, continued adherence to Wilmette’s vision of downtown and more confidence that this developer will stick with the project. The tentative...   more >>

Fair Shot At Living Here?

Posted: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 3:00 pm | Updated: 4:26 pm, Wed Sep 3, 2014. By TOM ROBB Journal & Topics Reporter A new North suburban fair housing study concluded that generally, municipal leaders expressed support for population diversity and fair housing laws but, “differed in their philosophy of 'advertising' this support publicly.” Advocacy group Open Communities released an extensive...   more >>

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