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Fair Housing Act 50th Anniversary Forum

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
National Civil Rights Museum
Forum: 3:30-5:30 p.m. | Reception: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act. Join Memphis Habitat and a panel of housing and community development policy experts as we discuss this landmark legislation, its successes and challenges, and the work that remains ahead to ensure everyone has access to decent, affordable housing.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVPs for this event must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Click here to register for this event


Dr. Kathryn Edin, professor of sociology and public health at John Hopkins University


Dr. Christopher Herbert, managing director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University


Dr. Tiffany Manuel, vice president of knowledge, impact and strategy at Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.


Kalima Rose, vice president for Strategic Initiatives at PolicyLink



Areva Martin, author, philanthropist, multi-award winning civil rights attorney, and a regular contributor on CNN, Good Morning America, and ABC World News Tonight


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