March 28 Mayoral Forum on Neighborhoods & Community


NW HomeStart, Jeremiah Development, Rockford Area Realtors, The Rockford Apartment Association, and Zion Development are joining forces to present a Mayoral Forum focusing on the critical housing and community development issues facing the Rockford area. The hosting organizations are focused on advancing home ownership, promoting quality rental opportunities, and strengthening neighborhoods. The goal for the forum is to increase voter turnout and help residents make informed choices. The event is strictly non­partisan, with an emphasis on educating the public on the candidate’s position on housing-related topics.

Brian Leggero, Ronnie Manns, Tom McNamara, and Dr. Rudy Valdez have committed to attend the event. The discussion will be moderated by Rockford Register Star Journalist Isaac Guerrero. The format is geared to gain substantive insight into the candidates’ positions on issues regarding housing and neighborhoods within our community. Interested Rockford residents are encouraged to register for the event at:

The Forum will be held on Tuesday, March 28 at Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.

Sponsoring Organizations:

Creating choice in housing, community in neighborhoods, and empowerment in personal finance throughout northern Illinois.