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Linking Housing to Prosperity: Successes & Opportunities

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Listen to this recording of MPC's Oct. 23, 2009, roundtable featuring a panel discussion on local workforce housing successes and opportunities to shape federal investments to promote more livable communities. Panelists were Dorothy Shaw, director of state & local affairs for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding; Terry Peterson, appointed chairman of the Board for the Chicago Transit Authority, and vice-president of government affairs at Rush University Medical Center; Janice Morrissy, director of housing initiatives for the South Suburban Housing Collaborative; and Tom Morsch, managing director for Scott Balice Strategies, and Lake Forest City Council member.

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