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ON DEMAND: 50 Years After the Signing of the Fair Housing Act: Has D.C. Achieved Housing Justice?

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**This is a previously recorded program, originally recorded on April 11, 2018.
 
Speakers will assess how far D.C. has come toward achieving housing justice in the last 50 years and how much further we need to go. Attendees will learn about efforts to: fight discrimination (including new ways that discrimination shows up), provide a civil right to counsel in eviction cases, improve housing conditions, increase affordability, preserve and increase public housing, and end homelessness. Attendees will also learn specific steps they can take to fight for housing justice.
 
This program was sponsored by the D.C. Bar Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice Community. Cosponsored by the Administrative Law and Agency Practice Community, the Criminal Law and Individual Rights Community, the District of Columbia Affairs Community, the Litigation Community, the Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Community and the Washington Council of Lawyers.
 
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Speakers:
  • Reggie Black, Author, Street Sense Media 
  • Beth Harrison, Legal Aid Society of DC
  • Brook Hill, Washington Lawyers Committee
  • Aja Taylor, Bread for the City
  • Amber Harding, Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless (Moderator)
 
On Demand Registration Fees: $25 Sponsoring/Cosponsoring Community Member; $35 Cosponsoring Organizations; $40 D.C. Bar Member; $40 Government/Nonprofit; $60 Non-member
 
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