ABOUT THE SUMMIT​

Each year, the Housing Rights Center celebrates National Fair Housing Month by convening our Housing Rights Summit, a dynamic conference and resource fair that brings together a diverse community of advocates to address the urgent housing and civil rights issues affecting Southern California.

 

SPEAKERS AND TOPICS

This year's program highlights include:

 

  • U.S. Congress Rep. Judy Chu
     

  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell
     

  • Understanding the Cumulative Trauma of Housing Segregation

    • Jesus Hernandez, PhD, JCH Research

  • Eviction Crisis Policy Updates

    • Javier Beltran, Deputy Director, Housing Rights Center

    • John Pollock, National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel

    • Cassandra Goodman, Director of Housing & Homelessness Neighborhood Legal Services
       

  • Displacement, Gentrification and Fair Housing in Los Angeles
    • Scott Chang, Director of Litigation, Housing Rights Center
    • Rodney Leggett, Staff Attorney, Housing Rights Center

Tara Peterson, CEO of YWCA Glendale, will accept an award on behalf of the Coalition for an Anti-Racist Glendale for its courageous work redressing the history of racial exclusion in the city. View the full program and agenda here.

RESOURCE FAIR

This year's online resource fair will allow attendees to browse a gallery of social service providers, legal aid organizations, and other needed resources and referrals. With one click, participants can access materials and information, and speak with a representative live.

2021 HOUSING RIGHTS SPONSORS

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MARILYN JOHNSON

We thank our sponsors for their generous support of HRC's mission for equality and justice in housing. Our work to advance the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement for fair and open housing can only be achieved in partnership with our committed community of supporters.

View all sponsors here.