50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act RCC-SOU Higher Education Center, 101 South Bartlett, Room 132, Medford A panel presentation exploring discrimination, past and present, in Southern Oregon. Presenters include, Louise Dix, Fair Housing Council of Oregon; Jeff LaLande, Southern Oregon Historical Society; Chelsea Rose, Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Archaeology, and Alma Rosa-Alvarez, Racial Equity… Read more »
Presented by Greta Smith, Melissa Lang, and Leanne Serbulo
A Corvallis Police Officer will be reading several books about neighborliness and inclusion in celebration of Fair Housing Month and the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Find more information on the City of Corvallis calendar
Diane Hess, FHCO’s education and outreach director, will present an overview of the history and legacy of the fair housing movement in the United States and Oregon. Find more information on the Corvallis city calendar
Join Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioner Nick Fish in recognizing the history and importance of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.
The Portland City Council will proclaim April as Fair Housing Month. Mayor Ted Wheeler will sign the city’s proclamation using a pen presented by Commissioner Nick Fish that his father, U.S. Rep. Hamilton Fish, used to sign the historically significant 1988 amendment to the Fair Housing Act. Fair housing advocates will provide testimony about the role… Read more »
Presented by Richard Rothstein, with Dr. Karen Gibson
Mayor Vinis will be reading the fair housing-themed books, Windows by Julia Denos, and Around our Way on Neighbors’ Day by Tameka Fryer Brown.
Jaimie Fender, City Councilperson for the City of King City, reads A Pig is Moving In by Claudia Fries.
Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Carmen Thompson with Black Portlanders who were living in N/NE Portland when the Fair Housing Act was passed. http://www.ohs.org/events/making-home-and-community.cfm