On September 15, join us for our annual benefit at the Columbus Park Refectory, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd, one of Chicago’s most beautiful landmarks! It will be a fun evening of food, drink, and fellowship to support the Housing Center’s critical diversity and integration efforts.
**Advance tickets have SOLD OUT! But you can still buy your tickets at the door, so please join us!**
Doors open: 6:30 p.m., program begins: 7:30 p.m.
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CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE AUCTION ITEMS! These include artwork and unique experiences. The auction will go live beginning August 15, and you will be able to bid until the day of the gala! Additional raffles for prizes will be held at the event — click here to read about the prizes!
Help us celebrate the work of this year’s awardees of the
2016 Roberta Raymond Founder’s Award for Commitment to Diversity:
Rev. Marshall Hatch, New Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church
Rabbi Max Weiss, Oak Park Temple B’nai Abraham Zion
Rev. Lindsey Long Joyce, St. John’s United Methodist Church
Rev. Ira Acree, Greater St. John Bible Church
Rev. Sally Iberg, Pilgrim Congregational Church
Rev. Cy Fields, New Landmark Baptist Church
Rev. Alan Taylor, Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Through their combined leadership of the Community of Congregations and the Leaders Network, these faith leaders are building cross-community integration and collaboration across the Greater West Side. Read more about these accomplished leaders here.
The Oak Park Regional Housing Center would like to thank:
For supporting our mission to achieve meaningful and lasting racial diversity in Oak Park and the region. Click here for more information about sponsorship.