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March-April 2006 News and Events

Spring 2006 Calendar of Events

Howard University School of Law Fair Housing Clinic Announces Community Activities for Fair Housing Month

Howard University School of Law – Fair Housing Clinic: In recognition of National Fair Housing Month, April 2006, the New Fair Housing Clinic at the Howard University School of Law announces a week long series of community outreach activities educating the public on fair housing law and their rights under the law. On April 1, 2006, students will begin their outreach efforts by providing fair housing information and referrals to citizens at their homes, their communities, METRO stations (during the week of April 3 - 7), social service agencies and will provide information to community groups as well. Students will then hold Fair Housing legal seminars at PTA meetings at three D.C. public elementary schools; Bruce Monroe, Malcolm X, and Stanton on Tuesday, April 4, 2006.

The Fair Housing Clinic is also co-sponsoring a roundtable discussion at Busboys & Poets Restaurant at 14th & V Streets NW on April 2, 2006 from 4:30 - 6:30 pm. The topic is Gentrification, Segregation, Revitalization & Integration: A Community Discussion about Race, Class and Change in the District of Columbia. Howard University School of Law Professor Harold McDougall will be one of the guest panelists. For information on any of these events and activities, contact Brian Gilmore, Fair Housing Clinical Supervising Attorney @ 202.806.8267, or by e-mail:bgilmore@law.howard.edu
Calendar of Events
Saturday, April 1 Students will conduct community and street outreach.
Sunday,
April 2
Join the Fair Housing students for a roundtable discussion at Busboys & Poets Restaurant at 14th & V Streets, NW from 4:30-6:30 pm. Topic: Gentrification, Segregation, Revitalization & Intergration: A Community Discussion about Race, Class and Change in the District of Columbia. Guest Panelist: Professor Harold McDougall
Week of April 3-7 Students will conduct METRO Station Fair Housing outreach.
Tuesday, April 4th Students will hold Fair Housing legal seminars at PTA Meetings at three D.C. public elementary schools; Bruce Monroe, Malcolm X and Stanton.
Tuesday, April 4th Students will attend the HUD Fair Housing Kick-Off.
Wednesday, April 5th The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) will hold a press conference at the National Press Club to release their annual report on housing discrimination.
Thursday, April 6th The National Association of African-Americans in Housing (NOAAH) will sponsor a Fair Housing Month Panel with Professor Brian Gilmore as a panelist.
Thursday, April 6th Professor Gilmore will lead a discussion on the new DC inclusionary zoning regulations being proposed. 3pm, location TBA.
Tuesday, April 11th HUD is holding the first of three noontime talks for Fair Housing Month. Topic: Source of Income Discrimination: Housing Choice Voucher Program. Noon till 1 pm.
Tuesday, April 11th Montgomery County Council Chairman, Tom Perez, architect of the predatory
Lending bill in Montgomery County will speak at the Law School, 4 pm, location
TBA.

Howard University School of Law Fair Housing Clinic announces community activities for Fair Housing Month
Saturday, April 1, 2006


Public Defender Panel
Thursday, February 16, 2006

Open House Week
Monday, February 27 through Wednesday, March 1, 2006 Monday Alumni Panel 5:00pm
Tuesday Special Guest Speaker Kim Kendrick 3:00pm
Wednesday Luncheon Informational Session 12noon to 1:30pm
Thursday Facilities Open House 10am til 12 noon

ADR Careers Panel
Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Equal Justice Program Auction
Thursday, March 30, 2006

Fair Housing Month Celebrations
Monday, April 3, 2006 through Friday, April 9, 2006
CLC New Space Grand Opening and Reception Fair Housing Month Lecture and Reception Clinic Faculty Colloquia