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Online Event Open to All: Racism, Renting, and Redlining: A Conversation on Housing Discrimination & Its Impact on Economic Injustice

In solidarity with the protests that have initiated a national conversation on institutional racism, the St. John’s Law School Student Chapter of the National Association of Consumer Advocates is hosting a two-part online discussion on discrimination in the context of economic justice. Our first conversation will focus on the housing discrimination that continues to harm POC as it perpetuates structural inequality in education, financial services, and wealth-building. The conversation will include the following panelists:

• Fred Freiberg, Executive Director at the Fair Housing Justice Center

• Lisa Darden, Board Member and former undercover tester at the Fair Housing Justice Center; and

• Makedah K. Salmond, Esq., Supervising Attorney at the Tenants’ Rights Unit of NYLAG

Date: July 30th, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm
Co-sponsoring Organizations:
Black Law Students Association
Public Interest Center
• Dispute Resolution Society
New York Real Property Law Journal
• Real Property Law Society
• Mattone Institute
• Coalition of Social Justice

Attendance is free but registration is required. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSes7mRRGrhnAYsDaypgIyUkqGIfKr0RHGJ66J6xDimuTmhuIA/viewform