Elizabeth Williams is originally from the Champaign area. She attended Eastern Illinois University and currently works for the University of Illinois. She is a single mother of two boys, ages 10 and 2. “We are all very excited at the prospect of owning our very own home. It will give us a sense of stability. Living in rented housing is all I’ve ever known.
Samathie Young was born in Champaign but was the child of a military family and moved every year or two. She has lived everywhere from California to New York, and attended eight different schools. Because they traveled a lot, she was never able to have a place that she called home. “It was hard for me to finish school because of all the different