14th Annual Fair Housing Conference Set For April 28

News posted Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:00 pm | updated Apr 17, 2017

The City of Raleigh, the Raleigh Fair Housing Hearing Board, and the Fair Housing Project of Legal Aid of North Carolina are proud to announce the 14th Annual Raleigh Fair Housing Conference.

The 2017 Fair Housing Conference has reached capacity and registration is now closed.

Conference Information
When: Friday, April 28, 2017
Where: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC 27606

  • Registration and Continental Breakfast, 8–9 a.m.
  • Conference Panels, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Lunch and Keynote Speaker, 12-2 p.m.

Keynote: Ted Shaw, Director of UNC Center for Civil Rights and former Director-Counsel and President of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc.

Session Topics:

Disability Panel

  • Challenges and Housing Needs of People with Disabilities
    Kim Lan Grout, Redefining Disabled Project (Remove the hyperlink)
  • Reasonable Accommodations
    James Davis, Jr., City of Durham
  • Aging in Place & Physical Accessibility
    Richard Duncan, RL Mace Universal Design Institute/UD

Reentry/Criminal History Exclusion Panel

  • Moderator:
    Kari Hamel, former Attorney with Legal Aid of NC: Criminal History Exclusions and the Fair Housing Act
  • Community Education and Advocacy
    Cashauna Hill, Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center/GNOFHAC
  • North Carolina and Raleigh Advocacy Best Practices
    Dennis Gaddy, Ex. Dir., Community Success Initiative, Raleigh, NC

Become a sponsor for the 2017 Fair Housing Conference!

Fair Housing Conference Contribution Tiers information and Printable Fair Housing Conference Sponsorship Form

Contact Marquita Mbonu if you are interested in becoming a conference sponsor.


  • Apr 28, 2017
  • 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


  • McKimmon Center
  • 1101 Gorman Street
  • Raleigh, NC 27606

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