Fair Housing Association of Connecticut, Inc.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
39th Annual FHACt Fair Housing Conference
'50 years of the Fair Housing Act:
Challenges & Opportunities on the Road Ahead
1968 - 2018'
Thursday, April 26, 2018
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sheraton Hartford South
100 Capital Boulevard,
Rocky Hill, CT
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|Highlights of the Conference Include:
- Keynote Speech -- 'FAIR HOUSING: CONNECTING PEOPLE TO OPPORTUNITY: Challenges and Opportunities on the Road Ahead'
Debby Goldberg, Vice President. Housing Policy and Special Projects
National Fair Housing Alliance, Washington, DC
- 'A HOUSE DIVIDED' -- A Norman Lear production made in conjunction with the Fair Housing Justice Center in NYC which explores housing discrimination and residential segregation in the NYC region followed by a presentation using CT Fair Housing Center testing data and other inputs to show how the problems outlined in the video are also prevalent in CT
- An Interactive Audience Participation Exercise -- PUTTING 'A HOUSE DIVIDED' CONCEPTS INTO PERSPECTIVE AND USING THEM AS A BASIS FOR TAKING ACTION – Facilitated by Robin Trepanier, CHRO Housing Discrimination Unit Attorney and Fionnuala Darby-Hudgens,
Community Outreach and Education Coordinator for the CT Fair Housing Center
- 'OPENING THE CLOSED DOORS TO STABLE HOUSING FOR FORMERLY INCARCERATED PEOPLE' --
Presented by: The Real Women of Orange Is the New Black
Beatrice Codianni, Managing Editor, Reentry Central; Founder and Executive Director of Sex Workers & Allies Network (SWAN), New Haven
Jackie Lucibello, Women's Resettlement Working Group, New Haven
Both formerly incarcerated women know first-hand that there's nothing funny about incarceration. They will present 'real life' stories about the struggle to open closed doors to housing upon release from prison, relate how housing is the most critical component for successful re-entry, and discuss the work of their organizations to provide support, particularly with regard to finding and maintaining stable housing.
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