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2021 Speaker Series: Rx Housing

A series exploring the intersection of health and housing and how the two are inextricably intertwined.

July 27 - Chi Chi Oku - Rx Housing: Maternal and Children's Health
August 25 (Day of Giving) - Rx  Housing: Lived Experiences
September 30 (Luncheon) - Rx Housing: the Intersection of Health and Housing


Chi Chi Okwu

Housing Rx - The Intersection of Health and Housing 

Virtually join HOW on your lunchbreak on TuesdayJuly 27 at noon CST to tune into a live online interview with Chi Chi Okwu, Executive Director of EverThrive Illinois, exploring maternal and children's health, how the pandemic affected families, and the role of stable housing in it all.

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HOW Clients

Housing Rx - Lived Experiences

HOW celebrated its annual Day of Giving on Wednesday, August 25th to commemorate the organization's founding 38 years ago. The day featured a live showing of Rx Housing: Lived Experiences which gave viewers the opportunity to hear from clients as they shared their stories and the ways in which stable housing affects a person's health and wellbeing. 


Panel Discussion

Housing Rx - The Intersection of Health and Housing

HOW's annual fall luncheon featured a panel of local housing and health experts (Christine Haley, Dr. David Buchanan, and Emily Metz) in conversation about the critical ways stable housing impacts one's health, and how we can build healthier, stronger communities.

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