On December 6, the CSH-IL Program held a CSH 20th Anniversary Celebration. The day included six workshops on topics such as Medicaid and Supportive Housing Partnerships, Implementation of the HEARTH Act and the Olmstead Act in Illinois. Over 100 people attended the 20th Anniversary Luncheon and Champions of Supportive Housing Awards Ceremony. CSH President and CEO, Deborah De Santis was the keynote speaker and encouraged the attendees to continue innovative practices in supportive housing. CSH-IL’s first Program Director, Rob Grossinger, provided insight on the early years of CSH. Betsy Benito, CSH’s IL Program Director spoke of the work the office plans to accomplish in the years to come.
Five entities received Champion of Supportive Housing Awards:
South Side Office of Concern & Peoria Opportunities Foundation
Haven House Tenants
Harris Family Foundation
The Chicago Housing Authority
The event was held at Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus and was co-sponsored by Enterprise Community Partners and Loyola’s Center for Urban Research and Learning.