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2017 Laywers' Committee for Better Housing
Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing will provide free legal and supportive services to improve housing stability for lower income renters while advocating for the rights of all renters until everyone in Chicago has a safe, decent, and affordable place to call home. The program will help build organizational capacity and ensure sustainability through donor/resource development, community outreach, and communication/marketing in order to expand high-quality services to low-income renter families across Chicago.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Development and Community Engagement VISTA will: (1) Expand and ensure the sustainability of programs to improve low-income renters’ housing stability through resource development, donor cultivation, and other fundraising efforts. (2) Increase and enhance community awareness of affordable housing and renters rights issues, as well as the availability of LCBH’s free legal and supportive services, through communication/marketing activities and direct client solicitation. (3) Increase organizational and community capacity to resolve low-income renters’ housing issues by offering technical support and data, and engaging community partners, including tenants, tenant advocates, community-based organizations, and policy makers.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Law ,  Public Speaking . 
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2017 Laywers' Committee for Better Housing

Program Start/End Date
08/17/2017  -   08/16/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/14/2017  To  08/17/2017 

Contact Tanya Burgess
33 N La Salle St
Chicago   IL   60602
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72808