EHOC Sustaining Donor Program

We Need Your Support

Our mission could not be accomplished without the continued support and generosity from people like you.   Our Sustaining Donor Program is one of the best methods we have to help us continue to help those experiencing illegal housing discrimination.

 

Donor Benefits

EHOC is grateful for all gifts in support of our work.  While we welcome gifts of any amount, regular monthly donors  will enjoy the following:

  • $10-$24.99 monthly donation: complimentary attendance and recognition at our annual Donor Recognition Event and Fundraiser
  • $25-$49.99 monthly donation: complimentary ticket to and recognition at the event; one ticket to our annual Fair Housing Conference in April.
  • $50 & above monthly donation: 2 complimentary event tickets and two tickets to our annual Fair Housing Conference in April, along with recognition at both.

All Sustaining Donors are also eligible for our Testing Program. Testing is a little like “secret shopping” and is one of our most valuable tools in identifying discrimination.

Volunteering and Internships

Tenant Advocate – Saint Louis

Tenant Advocates are trained in Missouri Landlord/Tenant law and have resources to advise, counsel and refer callers who are experiencing a housing crisis. Tenant Advocates help tenants understand their rights and obligations under state and federal laws. They help draft letters for tenants, assist people in searching for housing, and identify resources which may help a person out of a housing crisis. Tenant advocates are volunteers who are able to devote at least 2 hours a week to counseling tenants.

Intern / Practicum Student – Saint Louis

EHOC has opportunities for student interns and practicum students, particularly from the fields of Law, Social Work, Public Policy, Nonprofit Administration, and Sociology to design a fair housing project of interest to them. Examples of projects that students have pursued include:

  • Researching Insurance Redlining Practices in the St. Louis Metro Area
  • Linguistic Profiling: What does your voice sound like?
  • Research on Racial Segregation in St. Louis
  • Expanding Rights for Mobile Home Residents in Missouri

Become a volunteer or start an internship at ehoc!

To pursue an internship/practicum or become a tenant advocate with EHOC, contact Sam Stragand at 314-534-5800 ext. 7006 or complete the Application Form linked below.

Events

Each year the Equal Housing & Opportunity Council hosts two major events and a variety of trainings. Check back often at the links below for updated information on current and available events.

Annual Conference

The 2020 Annual Conference was cancelled due to necessary COVID-19 precautions. We look forward to hosting again in 2021.

Open Door Awards

This our time to celebrate the local heroes of Fair Housing. Check back here soon for more information about the annual Open Door Awards! 

Trainings

There are no upcoming trainings at this time. To inquire about scheduling a training, please contact Marissa Cohen at [email protected] or
314-534-5800×2005

Newsletters

Newsletter Sign Up

Use the form in the bottom section of this page to sign up for our regular newsletter. Stay up to date on happenings at EHOC, upcoming events, and important local fair housing announcements.