Canceled: Fair Housing Breakfast (rescheduled virtually)

Letter sent 3/12/2020 to Breakfast Ticket Holders:

Dear Friends, 

Regrettably, after monitoring the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak and much careful consideration, we must announce that next Thursday’s Fair Housing Breakfast has been canceled.

As you likely know, Governor Whitmer just issued a state of emergency, and public health officials are recommending that large events like ours be canceled. 

This being the most critical yearly fundraiser for our small nonprofit, I am sure you can understand what a heavy decision this was. However, attendees are our first and foremost concern and we do not want to contribute to additional risk of exposure to the virus or place anyone in a potentially harmful situation.

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Realtors: Receive CE credit for FH Breakfast! (CE Marketplace)

We are pleased to announce that the 7th Annual Fair Housing Breakfast has been approved for 1-hour non-legal elective CE credit by CE Marketplace!

To receive credit, Michigan licensed real estate salespersons/brokers will need to bring their NRDS/license number and last 4 digits of their SS# to complete an attendance verification form at the event.

The event will be held at Weber’s Inn in Ann Arbor the morning of Wednesday, March 19th.

Tickets and information can be found at www.fhcmichigan.org/breakfast.

Interested in sponsorship? Click here for details.

Questions? Call Kristen at 877-979-FAIR (3247).

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Ticket Sales Now Open for 7th Annual Fair Housing Breakfast

Please join us for the 7th Annual Fair Housing Breakfast on March 19th at Weber’s Inn in Ann Arbor. Funds raised from this event go directly to ending housing discrimination and expanding equal housing opportunities, making our community more open, accessible, and inclusive for all.

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FHC Sues City of Howell

City of Howell Sued for Obstructing Housing for Women Recovering from Substance Use Disorders

On January 27, 2020, Amber Reineck House, its Founder and President, Courtney Atsalakis, and the Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan filed a disability rights lawsuit against the City of Howell and two of its officials for engaging in a concerted, ongoing effort to prevent Amber Reineck House from opening a sober living home in Howell.

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan by Relman Colfax PLLC, Dane Law LLC, and Pitt McGhee Palmer & Rivers PC, alleges violations of the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Michigan’s Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act. 

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Free Deaf, DeafBlind & Hard of Hearing Fair Housing Training

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights & MDCR Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing along with the Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan would like to invite you to a FREE Fair Housing Training for those in the Deaf, DeafBlind & Hard of Hearing Communities and the Organizations that Provide Services to these communities.

Advanced registration is required – please see this form from the MDCR for instructions.

The training will be on Wednesday, February 26th from 1 to 4 pm at SPARK East Innovation Center located at 215 W. Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. If additional accommodations will be needed, please let us know.

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