FHAct50 Main Events
The Fight for Fair Housing Book Event
March 26, 2018
The Fight for Fair Housing book event will be held at Busboys & Poets in Washington DC and will bring together chapter authors Sam Fullwood III, Lisa Rice, and Editor Gregory D. Squires, to discuss fair housing and the next 50 years of making every neighborhood a place of opportunity. The Fight for Fair Housing was written in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, brings together the nation’s leading fair housing activists and scholars (many of whom are in both camps) to tell the stories that led to the passage of the Fair Housing Act, its consequences, and the implications of the act going forward.
Access to Credit Forum
April 3, 2018
NFHA will host a national forum bringing together key stakeholders in lending, insurance, civil rights, housing, government and community development to address barriers to credit access. Participants will delve into policies, practices and infrastructure issues that unnecessarily restrict consumers from obtaining sustainable and affordable financial services and products and will identify solutions that may be implemented in the short- and long-term.
Civil and Human Rights Road Trip
April 7-15, 2018
Join us as we embark on an inspiration-filled educational experience traveling south to explore the birth place of the Civil Rights Movement. We will retrace the Freedom Trail and learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Greensboro Sit-Ins, Voting Rights and other significant events of the American Civil Rights Movement. Among other numerous sites, we will visit the Lorraine Motel, Central High School, the home of Medgar Evers and Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. Travel on a state-of-the-art bus equipped with WiFi.
NFHA FHAct50 National Conference
June 10-12, 2018
Our annual conference brings together thought leaders and experts on civil and human rights, housing, lending, insurance, education, transportation, health, environmental justice, and community development to examine achievements made under the Fair Housing Act.