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Community leaders and experts held a webinar on Wednesday about the housing challenges in Springfield.

This was part of a series through the University of Illinois Springfield and the Citizens Club of Springfield called Confronting Inequities.

Wednesday's webinar focused on housing disparities within the community.

They touched on the housing issues facing people of color and immigrants to include the access available to stable housing and possible solutions.

The virtual event involved local panelists like Jackie L. Newman with the Springfield Housing Authority.

This story aired on WICS Newschannel 20 on Oct. 6, 2021.

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