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The Kenwood Oakland Community Organization, better known as KOCO, will receive a Housing Champion Award at MTO’s Spring Event on Tuesday, May 10th.KOCO was founded in the 1960’s as an instrument for grassroots democracy in the Kenwood and Oakland communities of Chicago, organizing campaigns to increase the resources and services available to residents.  Through its engagement of low-income and working families, KOCO continues to develop multi-generational leaders who impact decision-making processes and public policies that effect them, improving the quality of life in their communitiesKOCO’s current campaigns include: Journey for Justice, an Elected Representative School Board, Leaders Investing For Equality (LIFE); and through its Lease-Up Campaign, is an active participant in the Chicago Housing Initiative.

Fifty Years After Freedom Summer
And the Fight Goes On

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Revolution Brewing

2323 North Milwaukee, Chicago

Tickets: $65 each; $50 for Employees of Nonprofits

For information: tdrake@tenants-rights.org
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