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Mayor reads books to children with emphasis on housing needs


May 9, 2019


Dean Cuppiles and Kayla Diaz listen to Mayor Christine Lundberg read "Windows" by Julia Denos during the Fair Housing Story Time with Mayor Lundberg on April 30. The event was an opportunity to talk with parents about fair housing rights while children could participate in activities.

To bring awareness to fair housing rights and laws, Springfield City Hall tried something a little different to involve the whole family.

Fair Housing Story Time with Mayor Christine Lundberg on April 30 in the Springfield Public Library gave residents an opportu­nity to learn more about fair housing, while offering a story time and activities to help entertain children.

"It's an event that we had borrowed from other communities," said Erin Fifield, community devel­opment analyst for the City. The event uses children's books written about housing to educate people about the Fair Housing...

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