Fighting for Fair Housing Conference

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

7:00 pm: Panel: Our History of Housing Discrimination

IUSB Civil Rights Heritage Center, 1040 West Washington Street, South Bend

Beryl Satter, Contract Buyers League

Jack McNamara

Clyde Ross and Ethel Weatherspoon

Gabriella Robinson, Better Homes

Friday, April 20, 2018

9:30 am: Panel: The Fair Housing Act Today

McCartan Courtroom, Eck Hall of Law, University of Notre Dame

Michael Seng, co-executive director of The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center and Fair Housing Legal Clinic, John Marshall Law School

Sarah Mancini, Atlanta Legal Aid and the National Consumer Law Center

Amy Nelson, Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana


12:00 pm:  Keynote: Symbolic Racism and the Discrimination that Follows

McCartan Courtroom, Eck Hall of Law, University of Notre Dame

Professor Elijah Anderson, William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Sociology and Professor of African American Studies


1:00 pm Break for Lunch


2:00 pm:  Panel: Mapping Discrimination

Room 1140, Eck Hall of Law, University of Notre Dame

Kristen Delegard, Scholar-in-Residence, Augsburg University

Penny Peterson, Author and historical researcher

Kevin Ehrman-Solberg, graduate student


3:00 pm:  Panel: Where do we go from here?

An open discussion with policy makers, academics and local residents on what discrimination looks like today and how we combat it.