Fair Housing Hot Topics: What You Need To Know

Free Webinar To Be Offered On May 11

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The city is offering a free webinar covering fair housing on May 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The webinar, which is sponsored by the city’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Economic and Community Development in partnership with the Tennessee Human Rights Commission, will provide attendees with updates, resources, best practices and discuss hot topic issues related to fair housing in Tennessee and across the country.

The webinar will feature presentations by Tracy McCracken, director of the Fair Housing, National Community Reinvestment Coalition; Emily O'Donnell, attorney and community leader; and Beverly Watts, executive director of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission.

Ms.

O’Donnell will discuss legal work she has performed around eviction prevention during the pandemic, while Ms. McCracken will be discussing testing and housing discrimination in the Asian-American community and Watts will give a brief overview of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission and the Tennessee Human Rights Act.

The webinar is free but registration is required. Register here.


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