Fair Housing 101: A Webinar
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (CDT)
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Webinar: Fair Housing 101
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
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The Tennessee Human Rights Commission is pleased to present a FREE webinar on the Essentials of Fair Housing. This webinar will feature Deputy Director Sabrina Hooper and Housing Coordinator Richard Gadzekpo in an in-depth look at the Housing Provisions within the Tennessee Human Rights Act & Tennessee Disability Act. The basics of Fair Housing will be reviewed, an in-depth look at disability, reasonable accommodation and modifications in housing, and much more. Register today for this FREE webinar.
- Overview of the Commission
- Fair Housing Legislation: A Brief History
- Tennessee Human Rights Act & Tennessee Disability Act (Housing Provisions)
- Tennessee Human Rights Commission Jurisdiction
Protected Classses, Protected Activities, Subjec to Law, Exemptions
- Disability Discrimination in Housing
- Reasonable Accommodations & Modifications (includes examples)
- Common Questions
- Extensive Overview of Best Practices
Sabrina Hooper is the Deputy Director for the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. As Deputy Director she is responsible for managing the agency's enforcement program for employment, housing and public accommodation. Ms. Hooper graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, with a master's degree in Public Administration. Previous to joining the Commission, Ms. Hooper has worked as Director/ADA Coordinator - Office of Equal Opportunity for Murray State. In that capacity, she was responsible to the University President for all aspects of the University's compliance with federal/state laws, regulations and university polices /procedures regarding Affirmative Action and disability.
Richard Gadzekpo currently serves as the Housing Coordinator of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission where he is responsible for the Commission’s enforcement in the housing division. He is a native of Ghana, West Africa and a graduate of the Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University Dallas, Texas, where he earned a Doctorate degree in Theology with a concentration in Evangelism. He is a Week four graduate of the National Fair Housing Training Academy (NFTHA) and a Rule 31 Listed General Mediator in the State of Tennessee. He specializes in housing investigations, employment, general business and faith based mediation.
Questions about this seminar? Contact Susannah Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 615-253-1608.
Tennessee Human Rights Commission
The Commission is an independent state agency responsible for enforcing the Tennessee Human Rights Act & the Tennessee Disability Act which prohibit discrimination in housing, employment and public accomodation on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, disability, familial status (housing only) and age (40 and over in employment only). The Commission also coordinates the state's compliance with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits discrimination by state agencies receiving federal financial assistance.
Our mission is to safeguard individuals from discrimination through enforcement and education.