HEARTLAND HOUSING, CENTER ON HALSTED KICK OFF GAY PRIDE MONTH WITH GROUNDBREAKING OF NEW LGBTQ-FRIENDLY SENIOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

May 29, 2013

HEARTLAND HOUSING, CENTER ON HALSTED KICK OFF GAY PRIDE MONTH WITH GROUNDBREAKING OF NEW LGBTQ-FRIENDLY SENIOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

WHAT: 

Press conference/ground breaking ceremony to announce construction of new LGBTQ-friendly senior housing in Lakeview.

WHEN:

Monday, June 3, 8:30 a.m.

WHERE:

3600 North Halsted Street, Chicago. Construction site is in between Town Hall police station and Whole Foods.

WHO:

Modesto “Tico” Valle, CEO, Center on Halsted
Sid Mohn, President, Heartland Alliance for Human Rights & Human Needs
Alderman Tom Tunney
State Representative Sara Feigenholtz
Michael Goldberg, Executive Director, Heartland Housing, Inc.
Andrew Mooney, Commissioner, Chicago Dept. of Housing and Economic Development
Natalie Moretz, Vice President, Citi Community Capital
Local seniors, friends and neighbors

 
ABOUT:

Heartland Alliance is the leading anti-poverty organization in the Midwest and believes that all of us deserve the opportunity to improve our lives. Each year, we help ensure this opportunity for more than one million people around the world who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. Our policy efforts strengthen communities; our comprehensive services empower those we serve to rebuild and transform their lives. For more information, visit: www.heartlandalliance.org.

Center on Halsted is the Midwest’s most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing and securing the health and wellbeing of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community. More than 1,000 community members visit the Center every day, located in the heart of Chicago’s Lake View Neighborhood. For more information, visit: http://www.centeronhalsted.org.

 

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Media Contact(s):

Emily Blum
3126601313
eblum@heartlandalliance.org

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