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IAF/Metro IAF 2022 5-day Organizing Training

Join us for an intensive training opportunity focused on IAF organizing. Those attending should have extensive experience – including participation in one or more local training sessions conducted by IAF staff, as well as substantial experience in local, regional, or broader actions  RSVP here by Monday 6/27/22. Registration is limited.


Major Win for

Major win for Mental Health led by United Power

After many years of pressing and building relationships in Evanston among people and institutions that want better results for people with mental illness, on Monday March 28, 2022, the Evanston City Council approved $900,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to develop a mental health “Living Room” in Evanston...[Continue Here]



VICTORY: Mayor Announces Significant "Down Payment" after Negotiations with BUILD

This investment came after BUILD housing team leaders held repeated discussions and negotiations with the mayor and top city officials about the issue of approximately 15,000 abandoned & vacant properties in Baltimore City. Mayor Scott and BUILD have both called this a “down payment” on a more significant, multi-year strategy that will seek to address this community issue...[Continue Here]


$5 million 

$5 Million for United Power's Reclaiming Chicago Campaign

This is $5 million in additional money that can be utilized towards building homes across the four areas of focus in North Lawndale, Back of the Yards, and Roseland and the rehab of vacant buildings into affordable homes in Chicago Lawn. This is in addition to last year's commitment of $10 million that will be utilized for homebuyer subsidies, the $12.25 million committed for home construction, and $5.3 million from the city of Chicago to prepare the vacant city lots...[Continue Here]


Over 100 Leaders Turn

Over 100 Leaders Turn Out for Tax Assistance Action

Over 100 neighborhood leaders and their supporters rallied for property tax assistance Sunday, February 27, 2022, at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church. The rally was held one day prior to an important Board of Commissioners work session where Commissioners received an initial menu of options from county staff to expand tax assistance across Wake County. Commissioners had requested this information from staff last fall, in response to ONE Wake's request for increased assistance...[Continue Here]


Metro IAF Affiliates, 

Metro IAF Affiliates, NYCHA Reach Agreement to Extend Mold/Leak Protections

On December 23, Metro IAF affiliates Manhattan Together (MT) and South Bronx Churches (SBC) reached an agreement with The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to extend robust legal protections against mold, leaks and other excess moisture to tenants in Buildings that are part of NYCHA’s Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) program...[Continue Here]

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