Friday October 21, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Cleveland State University, Levin College 
1717 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Charles Bromley 

Ohio Fair Lending and Vital Communities Conference 

Please join us for the 27th Annual Ohio Fair Lending and Vital Communities Conference! Panel discussions will address community housing needs, CRA and HMDA reforms, home mortgage credits, lending, and housing recovery. Questions and answer sessions will follow each panel. It promises to be a great day. CLEs and CEUs are pending. 

8:00-8:35         Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:35-8:45         Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Charles Bromley, Founder and Director, Ohio Fair Lending Coalition

8:45-9:30        KEYNOTE:  Tim Lambert, Senior Counsel, Consumer Financial

                           Protection Bureau’s Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity

 9:30-10:45      CRA and HMDA:  Investing in the Future

Moderator: Charles Bromley, Director, Ohio Fair Lending Coalition

Josh Silver, Senior Advisor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition

Gerald Kellerman, Senior Advisor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition

Georgine Welo, Mayor, City of South Euclid

Kyle Fee, Regional Community Development Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

10:45-11:00    Break

11:00-12:30  Community Housing Needs

Moderator: Philip Star, J.D., Executive in Residence, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

Hunter Morrison, Director, Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium

Toni Jones, Housing Director, Bellaire Puritas Development Corporation

Ed Rybka, Chief of Regional Development, City of Cleveland

Q & A and Audience Response          

12:30-1:30       Lunch

1:30-3:00         The Role of Home Mortgage Credit in Cuyahoga County’s Housing Recovery

Moderator: Frank Ford, Senior Advisor, Thriving Communities Institute

Brenda L. York, President, Cleveland Realist Association

Michael Lisman, CEO, Lisman Capital, LLC

Henry Stoudemire, Real Estate Agent

Keesha Allen, Executive Director, Home Repair Resource Center

Aisha Weeks, Bank Relations Manager, Department of Community Development, City of Cleveland

3:00                    Adjourn