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THRC webinar series

The Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC) and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis (HFHGM) partnered in late 2020/early 2021 to produce a three-part webinar series that shared information and resources to help those experiencing housing discrimination and/or COVID-19-related housing issues. (Scroll down for slides, webinar recordings and more information on all 3 parts of this series.)

Part 1 - What You Need to Know: Housing Discrimination and COVID-19

 
On Tuesday, Dec. 8, Memphis Habitat, the Tennessee Human Rights Commission and our panel of speakers came together for the first part of this informative series, opening up the subject of housing discrimination, COVID-19 related housing issues, and the intersection of these two topics. Director Beverly Watts with the THRC gave special remarks to open and close the webinar, Dwayne Spencer, president & CEO of Memphis Habitat moderated the discussion, and they were joined by Carlos Osegueda, Regional Director, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Milandria King, Managing Attorney, Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS).

Please access the recording of the webinar by clicking the banner graphic below.

Visual banner sharing information about The Tennessee Human Rights Commission in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis presenting What You Need to Know: Housing Discrimination and COVID-19, part one of a three-part webinar series on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 10 to 11 a.m. Central Standard TIme.


Part 2 - What You Need to Know: Landlord-Tenant Issues and COVID-19

On Tuesday, March 23, Memphis Habitat, the Tennessee Human Rights Commission and our panel of speakers came together for the 2nd installment of this informative series, looking at the new challenges presented to landlord-tenant issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Director Beverly Watts with the THRC gave special remarks to open and close the webinar, along with series partner Dwayne Spencer, president & CEO of Memphis Habitat. The discussion was moderated by Amy Shaftlein, Executive Director of United Housing, Inc., and our featured panelists were Tenya Coleman, Administrator of Compliance and Monitoring at the City of Memphis, Division of Housing and Community Development (Memphis HCD) and Cedric Harris, Staff Attorney, Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS).

Please click the banner image below to access the recording of the 2nd webinar in the series.

 

Please click the PDF image below to access all the slides from the webinar, including resources to learn more, access programs and necessary paperwork.


Part 3 - A Year in Review: Fair Housing & the Impacts of COVID-19

On Tuesday, May 25 Memphis Habitat, the Tennessee Human Rights Commission and our panel of speakers came together for the third and final part of this informative series examining the issues of fair housing and COVID-19. This webinar looked back at the past year and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected fair housing for renters and homeowners alike. The discussion was moderated by Chris Reeder Young, Senior Research & Evaluation Manager at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis and our featured panelists were Amy Shaftlein, Executive Director of United Housing, Inc., and Anne-Louise Wirthlin, Esq., Director of Access to Justice and Strategic Collaboration with the Tennessee Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts.

Please click the banner image below to access the recording of the 3rd webinar in the series.

Please click the images below to access the presentations shown during the webinar.


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