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Project Title: Metropolitan Tenants Organization

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Grant ID Number:X8 - 00E30001-1
EPA Region:EPA R5AAShip:R05 - Region 5
Division/Office:Land and Chemicals DivisonLab/Office:
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: Metropolitan Tenants Organization
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:ILCong District:07
Competition Status:
Award Date:11/01/2009Cum Award:$100,000
Project Start:10/01/2007Project End:09/30/2010
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Metropolitan Tenants Organization
The Metropolitan Tenants Organization (MTO), in partnership with the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) and the Chicago Department of Public Health, will
(1) build partnerships between physicians and housing advocates to address lead poisoning prevention;
(2) raise the awareness of physicians in high risk areas of Chicago about the role they can play to help tenants resolve lead hazards in their home;
(3) identify buildings with lead hazards;
(4) facilitate intervention strategies to help families resolve lead hazards; and
(5) educate parents about lead poisoning and what they can do to prevent it. The project goals and objectives are clear, appropriate and measurable, and support the Region 5 criteria.

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Project Officer George Stone 312-886-7517
Grant Specialist Donna Stingley 312-353-1677

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