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Fair Housing Month Events

Posted on 02. Apr, 2018 by in Blog, Events

April 3rd: Landlord-Tenant and Fair Housing Laws: Understanding Your Rights and Responsibilities (Lafayette, LA)

GNOFHAC will conduct a training on landlord-tenant and fair housing laws from 9:30am-12:30pm at 301 W Congress St. in Lafayette, Louisiana. The training is free and open to the public.

April 5th: GNOFHAC presents at New Orleans City Council Meeting

GNOFHAC is speaking at the opening of Thursday’s Council Meeting at 10am to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and share our upcoming events and trainings in honor of National Fair Housing Month. 

April 5th: Fair Housing and Gender-Based Violence Training (Monroe, LA)

GNOFHAC is partnering with Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault for a training on fair housing, sexual assault and sexual harassment at the Public Safety Center at 1810 Martin Luther King Blvd. in Monroe from 1-4pm. There is no cost to participate, but please register here.

 

 

 


April 11th: The 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

VOTE and STAND with Dignity are having a Fair Housing for All Second Line on April 11th at 5pm, beginning at MLK Blvd. and Willow St.

 

 

 

 

 

April 14th: Fair Housing Workshop at LA Queer Conference

GNOFHAC will conduct a Know Your Rights Workshop at the Louisiana Queer Conference. Visit their website for more information or to register.

April 16th: Know Your Housing Rights Training at Tulane University

GNOFHAC is conducting a Know Your Rights Training at the Lavin Bernick Center at Tulane University on April 16th from 4:30-6pm. The training is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

April 19th: Know Your Rights Training at NORAPC

GNOFHAC is conducting a Know Your Housing Rights training with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Jane Place Neighborhood Sustainability Initiative, and the New Orleans Regional Aids Planning Council on April 19th from 5-7pm at NORAPC, 2601 Tulane Ave in the 2nd floor conference center. The training is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Gregory at (504) 821-7334.

 

 

 

April 20th: Know Your Housing Rights and Responsibilities Training (Kenner, LA)

GNOFHAC is conducting a Know Your Housing Rights and Responsibilities Training on April 20th from 9:30-11:30am for tenants and landlords at the Martin Luther King Community Resource Center at 1042 31st St. in Kenner. The training is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

April 25th: 6th Annual Community Crawfish Boil

Join GNOFHAC for our 6th Annual Community Crawfish Boil on April 25th from 5:30-7:30pm. The event is free and open to the public.  

 

 

 

 

 

April 26th: Red Lines and Keep Out Signs: 300 Years of Discrimination, Divestment & Displacement In New Orleans

Join the GNOFHAC for a panel discussion on 300 years of segregation in New Orleans with Dr. Stacy Seicshnaydre, Associate Professor of Law at Tulane Law School, Dr. Robert Collins, Professor of Urban Studies and Public Policy at Dillard University, and Cashauna Hill, Executive Director at GNOFHAC. The panel will be moderated by Maxwell Ciardullo, Director of Policy and Communications at GNOFHAC. The panelists will discuss the findings of their new Data Center report, Rigging the Real Estate Market: Segregation, Inequality, and Disaster Risk, on April 26th from 6-8pm at Propeller Incubator, 4035 Washington Ave.

April 28th: Fair Housing Five and the Haunted House Story Time

Join GNOFHAC staff for a story time reading of our children’s book, Fair Housing Five and the Haunted House, at the Algiers Regional Library on Saturday, April 28th at 2:30pm. The story time is intended for ages 5 and up.

 

 

 

 

April 30th: Fair Housing 101 for Small Landlords

GNOFHAC is conducting a free fair housing training for small landlords on April 30th at Christ Church Cathedral Episcopal at 2919 St. Charles Ave. from 6-7:30pm. The presentation will include case studies and best practices tailored to the needs and experiences of small landlords.There is no cost to attend, but participants must register here.

GNOFHAC October Events!

Posted on 13. Oct, 2016 by in Blog, Events

Help Us Take Our Youth Programming Across Louisiana

 

Please join GNOFHAC staff, as well as councilmembers Jared Brossett, LaToya Cantrell and Susan Guidry on October 19th from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Eiffel Society for a very special event to help us extend the reach of our youth programming.

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November 5: Run and Walk on Team Fair Housing in City Park

Posted on 07. Oct, 2016 by in Blog, Education Actions, Events, Participate (for sidebar), Uncategorized

Join GNOFHAC staff and friends as we walk and run for Fair Housing in the Crescent City Fall Classic 5k on Saturday, November 5!

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Team Fair Housing: Fall Classic 2013

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Fair Housing Five & the Haunted House: Second Edition and Spanish Translation Release Party

Posted on 20. Apr, 2016 by in Blog, Education News, Events, Participate (for sidebar)

Fair Housing Five book launch (2)On April 20, GNOFHAC will launch the second edition and Spanish translation of The Fair Housing Five & the Haunted House. If you’re in New Orleans, please join us for the book launch party on Wednesday, April 20 from 4:30 to 6:00 at the Children’s Resource Center!

GNOFHAC worked with parents, teachers, students, and New Orleans illustrator Sharika Mahdi Neville to develop The Fair Housing Five back in 2010.  The award-winning children’s book Read More…

Free Housing Rights Workshop at HAART, April 22, 2016

Posted on 08. Apr, 2016 by in Events

On Friday April 22, from 3:30 PM to 5:00 pm, the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) will host a free housing clinic at HIV/AIDS Alliance for Region Two (HAART), located at 4550 North Blvd #250, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. The event is open to the public and will operate on a first come, first served basis.

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Housing Clinic at NAMI of Baton Rouge, April 22, 2016

Posted on 08. Apr, 2016 by in Events

On Friday, April 22, 2016 from 1:50 pm to 2:50 pm, the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) will host a free housing clinic for the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. The clinic will be held at located at the First United Methodist Church located 930 North Kingsley House at 930 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802. The event is open to the public and will operate on a first come, first served basis.

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Free Housing Rights Clinic at Catholic Charities New Orleans, April 16th, 2016

Posted on 01. Apr, 2016 by in Events

On Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) will host a free housing clinic at the Catholic Charities Latinos Health Fair. The clinic will be held at located at 2505 Metairie, Louisiana, 70003. The event is open to the public and will operate on a first come, first served basis.

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April 20: Fair Housing Five & the Haunted House: Spanish-language Edition Release Party

Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 by in Blog, Events

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Join us for the release of the Spanish edition of The Fair Housing Five and the Haunted Mansion — Los Cinco de Vivienda Justa el la Casa Embrujada. The Fair Housing Five/Los Cinco de Vivienda Justa is an illustrated 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 grade 2 to grade 5. Join us for readings in both Spanish and English, art activities, and light snacks. Read More…

Fair Housing Training for Small Landlords

Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 by in Blog, Events

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) will host a series of free trainings for small landlords throughout April in celebration of Read More…

Fair Housing Workshop for Service Providers, April 14th

Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 by in Blog, Events

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. Read More…