Oak Park Regional Housing Center (OPRHC) Board President Tracey Wik and Vice President Fabiola Candlish announced that Athena Williams, a respected community organizer, and activist, and most recently program director . . . .
Tamela Milan, 48, overcame many obstacles to realize her dream of owning a home. Growing up in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood and possessing a love for science, her parents sent her to the North Chicago neighborhood of Ravenswood to attend Frederick Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center. The decision to send her to Von Steuben was also to avoid the gang violence then plaguing Austin High School.