Author Archives: Esther Patt

Low Income Housing: Affordable for Whom?

Whether advocating relocation assistance for displaced tenants, providing services to homeless families or working on any anti-poverty effort, one reality will surely be the biggest road block. Most “affordable housing” is too expensive for low-wage workers. More than one of … Continue reading

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Voting Suppression on Campus

November 4, 2008 should have been a day of celebration for Obama supporters, but for many who live in Champaign County’s campus precincts, it was a day of frustration and anger over unreasonable obstacles to their voting rights. Less than … Continue reading

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