Plenary – VOTING RIGHTS, Race and Housing Civil Rights – The Civil Rights Act of 1866 set an historical pathway for achieving property rights for newly-freed African American slaves. In a post-election environment, the question becomes…Can we make the fair housing case to identify the disruptive link between gerrymandering, voter suppression techniques and housing civil […]Click for more information on 'Session I'
Break-Out – Basic Coverage of Fair Housing Laws That Establish Housing Civil-Rights – A Comprehensive Review This fair housing 101 in-depth review is for new lawyers, advocates, housing counseling staff, community-based agencies, housing providers, professionals working with persons with mental/other disabilities, family/children service agencies, civic organizations, entitlement jurisdiction staff and others who need to gain […]Click for more information on 'Session III A'
Plenary – IMMIGRATION REFORM – National Origin-and Housing Civil Rights – Immigration reform has taken an historical path beginning with the Ellis Island immigration era that brought northern, eastern and southern European immigrants to America. Under current immigration patterns immigrants hail from different places, religions and cultures bringing the same or similar economic and political […]Click for more information on 'Session III B'
Plenary – IMMIGRATION REFORM – National Origin and Housing Civil Rights – Incorporate Session I – How do we Sort Through the Maze to Understand and Set Fair Housing Standards when dealing with Current Immigration Policies or Future Immigration Reforms?Click for more information on 'Session IV'
Plenary – DISABILITY RIGHTS & FAIR HOUSING – From a Broad Perspective of Housing Civil Rights In 1988, the FHAA set the tone for a defining era as to the nature, extent and enforceability of individualized requests of persons with disabilities for reasonable accommodations and modifications. The question becomes what lies beyond that milestone. Is […]Click for more information on 'Day 2 – Session I'
Plenary – Incorporate Session I – If there are Accessibility and Affordability Mandates for Municipalities, are there established or proposed “best practices?”Click for more information on 'Day 2 – Session II A'
Break-Out – Workshop – Training AFF – A session on the new Assessment of Fair Housing Guidance. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – What are the Guidelines and Evaluations of?Click for more information on 'Day 2 – Session III A'
Break-Out Back by Popular Demand – Ethical Considerations in Fair Housing Litigation – As a standard offering of the conference series for attorneys, this session is complete with invaluable guidance for attorneys as they work with advocates and others in fair housing litigation. Speakers will review important issues concerning conflict of interest, retainer agreements; using […]Click for more information on 'Day 2 – Session III B'
Plenary – A Review of the Supreme Court In a prepared video lecture Professor Erwin Chemerinsky will provide his annual update on the U.S. Supreme Court. This much-heralded and insightful presentation delves into the composition of the Supreme Court, discusses cases heard or with potential to be heard by the court and presents a variety […]Click for more information on 'Day 2 – Session IV'