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Fair Housing in 2018: 50 Years after the Civil Rights Act of 1968
April 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
As we commemorate 50 years since the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, participate in a community conversation about the past, present and future of fair housing in the United States.
Renowned panelists will discuss the history of housing in the United States and how today’s organizations work to provide equal and affordable housing for communities throughout Atlanta.
Doors open at 6:30 PM. Before the program starts at 7:00 PM, guests will have the opportunity to explore the current Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, “Down Jericho Road: Martin Luther King, Jr. in his Final Year”.
About the Civil Rights Act of 1968
On April 11, 1968, after decades of racist policies, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act) which prohibits housing discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Terri M. Lee
Deputy Commissioner, Department of City Planning
Vice President of Housing and Neighborhood Engagement for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
President and CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority