Building movements to advance fair housing accountability and restitution.
Join the Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance and Housing Choice Partners for this 2-day housing justice summit and hear from housing organizers, legal experts, community leaders, and persons who have been directly impacted by housing discrimination. There is no cost to register for one or both days of this hybrid event!
Space is limited, register today!
TENTATIVE AGENDA DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022 (Virtual only)
9:30 am: Welcome
9:45 am: Session 1
Holding local governments accountable to fair housing obligations
11:20 am: Session 2
Access to safe and stable housing: A core component of fair housing
12:35 pm: Session 3
The New Jim Code: Tech Bias and Housing Discrimination in Cook County
1:50 pm: Session 4
Unjustly Denied: Innovative strategies to restore paths to homeownership
3:30 pm: Lessons learned and Next steps
UPDATED* TENTATIVE AGENDA DAY 2: THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2022 (In Person only)
Experimental Station, 6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
8:45 am: Doors Open
9:00 am: Welcome
9:30 am: Poetry: Luis Tubens, Poet, Actor and Emcee
9:45 am: Roundtable Dialogue
Best practices for building community-centered solutions to fair housing barriers.
10:15 am: Roundtable Report Out
10:45 am: Presentation by William Estrada: Educator and Multidisciplinary Artist
11:15 am: Break for Lunch, Invitation to engage in art and networking
12:30 pm: Recap + Next Steps
1:00 pm: Keynote Speaker: Dilla Thomas, Chicago Historian
1:35 pm: Awards
1:45 pm: Closing
All are welcome to participate - there is no cost for this event.
We will follow CDC guidelines for Day 2, including encouraging use of masks for indoor events.
Please contact Abdi Maya for reasonable accommodations based on disability and language requests (firstname.lastname@example.org