When

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Where

Harrisburg Hilton 
One 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
 

 
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Contact

Brittany Mellinger 
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission 
717-649-4824 
bmellinger@pa.gov 
Join the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission for the 2022 Housing Equality Conference! Learn more about how to combat discriminatory practices today at every level of the housing industry, from property owner to developer. Keynote speaker Andre Perry, author of “Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property” will discuss mortgage disparity. Admission to this event is free. 

Conference Schedule:

8:30-9 am  Registration & Breakfast

9 am  Opening Remarks 

9:30 am  Session #1: Building Equality                                                    Developers throughout Pennsylvania talk about how to advance fair housing opportunities.

11:10 am Session #2: Ensuring Justice for All                                          Panelists will discuss issues, challenges, and changing protections for LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians. 

12:15 pm  Lunch & Keynote Address                                                                    Dr. Andre Perry will deliver the keynote address on “Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America”

2 pm Session #3: Redlining Today                                                                   We'll discuss historical practices, how they impact housing and services today, and recommendations for housing equity in our communities.

3:15 pm Session #4: School’s in Session                                                Education experts will share about intersectionality between housing and education, how COVID has made those connections increasingly evident, and promising projects to support learners, families, and communities.

4:15 pm  Closing Remarks

 

COVID-19 Precautions

Please be aware that the room set up for this event has been altered for moderate social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be readily available. The conference area has been sanitized and provides ample ventilation. Masks are not currently required in public. However, please adhere to the following guidance: 

  • If you are at risk for severe illness, wear a mask or respirator that provides you with greater protection.
  • Stay home if you are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
If COVID precautions change, all registrants will be notified via email and new guidelines will be posted here. 

Questions?

Contact:

Brittany Mellinger 
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission 
717-649-4824 
bmellinger@pa.gov