Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Fair Housing Conference in Raleigh, NC, which will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016. The event is being sponsored by the City of Raleigh Fair Housing Hearing Board and the Fair Housing Project of Legal Aid of North Carolina.
The keynote speaker at the conference will be civil rights attorney John Relman, one of the nation’s foremost fair housing and civil rights attorneys and the Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C., law firm of Relman, Dane & Colfax.
Panels will address issues of fair housing and gentrification as well as housing discrimination against immigrant and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) tenants.
The conference will take place at the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education, located at 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606.
- Registration and Continental Breakfast, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
- Conference Panels, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
- Lunch and Keynote Speaker, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Early registration for the event (available through April 1, 2016), which includes a continental breakfast and lunch, is $10 for Wake County residents and $15 for non-Wake residents.
Starting April 2, 2016, registration is $15 for Wake County residents and $20 for non-Wake residents.
This conference is funded in part through a grant under the Fair Housing Initiatives Program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A limited number of scholarships are available for low income individuals.