CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Thursday, April 25, 2019

MORNING SESSION

8:30AM

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Seasonal Fresh Sliced Fruit Display
Assorted Fresh Bagels, Muffins, and Danish Served with Accompaniments
Assortment of Premium Brand Chilled Juices
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Assorted Flavored Teas
served with flavored syrups, honey, and lemon

9:00AM

Welcome & Overview
Margaret K. Suib, Esq., Chairperson
Fair Housing Association of Connecticut

9:10AM

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND FAIR HOUSING:
#METOO AND FAIR HOUSING
Panel Discussion / Audience Q&A

Moderator: Margaret K. Suib, Esq., Fair Housing Officer, City of Norwalk

Panelists:
Ndidi Moses, Esq.
Assistant United States Attorney

Nancy V. Gifford, Esq.
Assistant United States Attorney

Greg Kanaan, Equal Opportunity Specialist
HUD FHEO Field Office, Hartford, CT

Erin Kemple, Esq., Executive Director
Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Hartford

11:00AM

Morning Break

11:10AM

THE NEW PREDATORY LENDING

Presenters:
Sarah White, Esq., Staff Attorney
Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Hartford

David Lavery, Esq., Staff Attorney
Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Hartford

CFHC fair lending attorneys are at the forefront in their field. This year they have settled a historic fair housing case involving discriminatory lending practices in Connecticut, and they continue to uncover new predatory lending schemes.  You will learn about their case work, outreach, and what is on the horizon for future fair lending and foreclosure prevention work.

NOON

Buffet Luncheon

Garden Deli Platter Lunch Buffet

Bread Basket to include: Hard Rolls, Portuguese Rolls, Gluten Free Bread, Rye Bread

Salads:
Mixed Green Salad w/croutons on side served w/2 dressings
Potato Salad

Deli Meats & Cheeses:
Smoked Turkey Breast, Honey Glazed Ham, Roast Beef, American Cheese, Swiss Cheese, Provolone Cheese
Served with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles, condiments

Vegetarian Wrap:
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms, Grilled Squash, Roasted Red Peppers, Alfalfa Sprouts, Red Leaf Lettuce, Pesto dressing in a Spinach Wrap

Assorted Bagged Chips

Desserts:
Assorted Fruit & Freshly Baked Cookies

Drinks:
Assorted Soft Drinks
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaf Coffee, Specialty Teas

Please indicate any dietary restrictions when registering.

AFTERNOON SESSION

1:00PM

PUTTING THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT PANEL CONCEPTS INTO PERSPECTIVE AND FAIR HOUSING EXAMPLES – WHAT SHOULD THE INVESTIGATOR DO?
An Interactive Audience Participation Exercise Facilitated by:
Robin Trepanier, Esq.
Housing Discrimination Unit Investigator
CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities

2:00PM

SUBSIDIZED HOUSING IN A SECOND CHANCE SOCIETY
Panel Discussion / Audience Q&A

Moderator: Thomas Ivers, Director, Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, Norwalk Housing Authority

Panelists:
Latoya McCrea
Elm City Communities

Evelise Ribiero
Elm City Communities

Amy Eppler-Epstein, Esq.
New Haven Legal Assistance Association

Samuel Breidbart
New Haven Legal Assistance Association

Veena Subramanian
New Haven Legal Assistance Association

3:00PM

Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawings

QUESTIONS?

For any questions regarding this year’s conference, please contact FHACT Secretary and Annual Conference Chair Nancy Kasper at (860) 749-0809 or njkasp@cox.net

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