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Free Event Series in Celebration of Fair Housing Month (April 2016)

Posted on 01. Apr, 2016 by

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) will host a series of events in April to celebrate National Fair Housing Month. Each event is free, open to the public, and accessible to persons with disabilities:

4th Annual GNOFHAC Community Crawfish Boil

Screen Shot 2016-04-01 at 12.01.19 PMKick off Fair Housing Month with GNOFHAC staff and board at the 4th Annual Community Crawfish Boil. Friends, colleagues, and community members are invited to visit the Center to learn about fair housing, eat some crawfish, and find out more about GNOFHAC’s work. Let us know if you can make it!

April 6th, 2016
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center
404 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy
New Orleans, LA 70119

 

Workshop: Fair Housing 101 for Service Providers

This half-day workshop will provide service providers with an overview of local, state, and federal fair housing protections and will include information about the housing rights of people with disabilities, survivors of domestic violence, and individuals living in transitional housing. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion from the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center. Social work CEUs (2.5 hours) are available for $10. Registration is reguired. For more information, contact Renee Corrigan at rcorrigan@gnofairhousing.org or (504) 717-4571.

April 14th, 2016
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Crescent Care
2601 Tulane Avenue, Suite 500
New Orleans, LA 70119

Book Release Party: The Fair Housing Five & the Haunted HouseSpanish-language Edition

Screen Shot 2016-03-29 at 2.13.05 PMJoin us for the release of the Spanish edition of The Fair Housing Five & the Haunted House, Los Cinco de Vivienda Justa y la Casa Embrujada.  The Fair Housing Five is GNOFHAC’s original, full-color children’s book about a group of kids who discover that a landlord is discriminating in their community. The book introduces a progressive, age-appropriate vocabulary for discussing the impact of discrimination with students in grades 2 to 5. Join us for interactive readings in Spanish and English, kids’ activities, and light snacks.

 

April 20, 2016
4:30-6:00 PM
Children’s Resource Center
913 Napoleon Avenue

The Fair Housing Act protects against discrimination in housing on the basis of a person’s race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or whether or not a person has children. For more details about Fair Housing Month 2016, please visit www.gnofairhousing.org or call (504) 596-2100.

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