Thank you to those who joined us last week for Past, Present & Future: Reflecting on 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act. You may view all the footage and videos aired during the program below. Be sure to check out the photos on Facebook!
Introductory Remarks – Zeke Morris, EMA Realty and CAR Past President
Spoken Word Performance – Jacoby Cochran
The History of Fair Housing in Chicago
First Person – Frank Williams, F.J. Williams Realty and CAR Past President
My Experience with Fair Housing
Keynote: Bryan Greene, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Industry Partners Panel, moderated by Matt Difanis, RE/MAX Realty Associates
Thank you to our panelists for sharing their perspectives and insight:
- Hipolito Garcia, NAHREP Chicago
- Courtney Jones, Dearborn REALTIST® Board
- Tuyen Nguyen, AREAA Chicago
- Megan Oswald, NAGLREP Chicago
- Tracey Williams, WCR Chicago
Presentation of the CAR Industry Partners Titan Award
Our Industry Partners presented Matt Difanis, RE/MAX Realty Associates in Champaign and Immediate Past President of the Illinois REALTORS®, with the first-ever Industry Partners TITAN Award.
The TITAN Award recognizes REALTORS® who show an unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion, through staffing, client-relations and support of fellow colleagues, to ensure an equitable buying and selling process in Chicago’s real estate market and beyond. Learn more.
Remarks from 2019 President Tommy Choi & the Board of Directors:
Our Promises – Michelle Mills Clement, CEO of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®
- Register for the complimentary At Home with Diversity certification course on January 25, 2019, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
- Learn how to report a Fair Housing Violation.
- Access other Fair Housing resources & information.
Thank you to the dignitaries & legislators who showed their support at the event!
- Representative Danny Davis
- Alderman Brian Hopkins
- Representative Robin Kelly
- Alderman Joe Moore
- Representative Bobby Rush
- Cook County Bureau of Economic Development Deputy Bureau Chief Jay Stewart
- Read the Letter of Commemoration from Senator Tammy Duckworth