*** MEDIA ADVISORY FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018 ***
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — On Wednesday, May 2, at approximately 8:45 a.m. ET, the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), NAACP, National Fair Housing Alliance, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Urban League, and other national civil rights organizations will convene in Washington, D.C., to host a symposium honoring the 50th year of the Fair Housing Act.
At the event, CRL will present a new research report that examines Federal Housing Administration (FHA) lending before and after the financial crisis. The symposium seeks to forge better understanding of how the FHA program supports homeownership, particularly among borrowers of color.
The event will feature special remarks by Pamela Hughes Patenaude, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
- Mike Calhoun, Center for Responsible Lending
- Seema Agnani, National CAPACD
- Rev. Willie Gable Jr., Progressive Baptist Church, New Orleans
- Dr. Julianne Malveaux, President, Economic Education
- Rob Randhava, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
- Lisa Rice, National Fair Housing Alliance
- Faith Schwartz, Housing Finance System Strategies
- Hilary Shelton, NAACP
- Samantha Vargas Poppe, UnidosUS
- Kyle Williams, National Urban League
When: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at approximately 8:45 a.m. ET (breakfast will be served at this time.)
Where: New America, 740 15th Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20005. The event will also stream live on CRL’s Facebook page.