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    • 29 Apr 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 2:45 PM
    • 4590 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL

    17th Annual - Tampa Bay Fair Housing Symposium

    "Shaping our Global Future through Equal Housing Opportunities"

    Presented by: 

    DATE: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    TIME: 7:30am - 2:45pm

    LOCATION: 4590 Ulmerton Rd, Clearwater, FL 33762

    *EARLY-BIRD: $55 per person/pay at registration (Limit 75 or March 13, 2020)

     FULL PRICE: $65 per person/pay at registration (Mar 14 - April 20, 2020)

    (Registration DEADLINE: April 20, 2020)

    LATE & WALK-IN: $90.00 per person/payment by cash/credit card (NO Checks)

    Join us for the 17th Annual Fair Housing Symposium featuring workshops and speakers for current trending topics likely to have an impact on your work. 

    The Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium presents an annal symposium for housing providers, real estate agents, property managers, attorneys, government officials, apartment personnel, homeowners and the general public.

    * Event submitted for 5-CLE Credits with Florida Bar  - pending approval

    * Event earns 5-CEC's for National Apartment Association Credential renewals.


    07:30 – 08:30 AM – Registration

    08:30 – 08:45 AM – Welcome & Opening Remarks -  US Attorney-Middle Dist. of FL

    09:00 – 10:00 AM – Plenary – NEW HUD Guidelines - Service & Support Animals - HUD

    10:00 – 10:15AM – Break

    10:15 – 11:15 AM – Plenary - Fair Housing 101 - Jeffery Lorick

    11:15 - 12:15 AM - Panel - Fair Housing - Past, Present & Future

    12:15 – 12:45 AM – Lunch (included)

    12:45 – 01:00 PM – Art Contest Awards  Howard Blake School of the Arts students

    01:00 – 02:30 PM – Plenary – Interfaith Panel Discussion

    02:30 – 02:45 PM – Raffle/Closing Remarks - (must be present to win!)


    NEW - HUD GUIDEANCE on SERVICE & SUPPORT ANIMALS under the Fair Housing Act - with Q&A - 9:00-10:00 AM:  Learn about the NEW Guideance and how it affects YOU as a housing provider, resident and prospective resident.

    Presenter:  HUD Representative

    FAIR HOUSING 101 – 10:15-11:15 AM:  Learn about the definition and allowances of support animals and reasonable accommodations; what constitutes a Fair Housing violation.

    Presenter:  Jeffrey Lorick, Compliance Manager-Office of Human Rights, Pinellas County.  Mr. Lorick currently provides anti-harassment, diversity and implicit bias training in addition to investigating employment, housing and public accommodation allegations of discrimination.  In 2017,Jeffrey Lorick came to Florida from Indiana where he served as Executive Director of the Terre Haute Human Relations.

    FAIR HOUSING - PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE 11:15-12:215 PM:  Learn about

    • Law Professor, Stetson Law
    • City of Tampa Manager
    • City of Tampa Manager

    MODERATOR: Diriki Geuka - Pinellas County Assistant County Attorney

    2020 ART CONTEST – 12:45-01:00 PM:  Artists from Howard W. Blake School of the Arts 

    Contest Coordinator & Presenter: Betina Baron, Human Rights Investigator, Office of Human Rights, City of Tampa

    INTERFAITH PANEL DISCUSSION - 01:00-2:30 PM:  Panel discussion-Q&A. 

    Moderator: Thania Diaz Clevenger, Civil Rights Director, CAIR-FL


      *Ticket purchases are FINAL/NON-refundable as of March 31 , 2020 - Ticket IS transferable. 

      * SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS:  If you are a person with a disability and need an accomodation in order to participate in this event, please contact:  Pinellas County Office of Human Rights Prior to Thursday, APRIL 20, 2020, at 500 South Fort Harrison Ave. Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33756 or CALL: Paul or Jeffery at (727) 464-4880 (VOICE), (727) 464-4062 (TDD)  

        *  DIETARY REQUESTS:  Please email  request and contact info to: TBFairHousing@gmail.com Prior to Thursday, April 20, 2020

      * Para informacion en Espanol, comuniquese con TBFairHousing@gmail.com

      OUR MEMBERS: Bay Area Apartment Association, City of Clearwater, City of Largo, City of Pinellas Park, City of St. Petersburg, City of Tampa, Gulf Coast Legal Services, Hillsborough County, Pinellas County office of Human Rights, Pinellas REALTORS® Organization and Tampa Housing Authority.

    Copyright © 2018 - Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

    Contact Us:
    P: 813-344-3420
    E: TBFairHousing@gmail.com

    Mailing Address:
    4590 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL  33762

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