To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Federal Fair Housing Act, Metro Fair Housing Services Inc., the Atlanta University Center Consortium, and the U.S. HUD Region IV Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity is presenting “The Power of Fair Lending: Where Your Civil Rights and Your Money Meet!”
Schedule to speak at this event is prominent anti-racist writer and educator Tim Wise, author of “Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America.”
Passed April 11, 1968, seven days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Federal Housing Act, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, expanded on acts and prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, and since 1974, gender; since 1988, the act protects people with disabilities and families with children.
Open to the all AUC students, faculty and general public. Registration for this event is required. Register here.
DATE AND TIME
Saturday, April 28, 2018
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Bishop Cornelius Henderson Student Center Multipurpose Room
Clark Atlanta University
755 Atlanta Student Movement Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30314
$3 parking in deck across the street