City to hold Fort Wayne Fair Housing Summit Thursday

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City to hold Fort Wayne Fair Housing Summit Thursday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The City says that registration is now open for the 2019 Fair Housing Summit, which features Kevin Boyle, the author of Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age.

The Summit is hosted by the City of Fort Wayne’s Metropolitan Human Relations Commission and Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services and is set for April 18, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd. Breakfast and lunch is provided and there is no charge for the event.

Anyone interested in the event can click here for more information. Attendance is limited to the first 200 people.

In addition to Kevin Boyle, attendees will have the chance to hear from fair housing experts during various workshops. The topics of these workshops include:

Fair Housing Disability Case Law Update;
National Origin Based Housing Discrimination;
Public Policy: The Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing;
Panel Discussion: Issues Surrounding Chronic Evictions in Fort Wayne;
LGBTQ Housing Rights; and
Public Policy: Discrimination in Zoning.