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The NYC Commission on Human Rights and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development hosted their annual Fair Housing Symposium on June 18, 2015, at Brooklyn Law School.  This year's symposium featured experts from a number of different fields, who discussed a variety of topics, including:

  • Housing Rights for People with Disabilities;
  • Housing Discrimination Issues Involving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Individuals; and
  • Fair Housing Issues for Immigrants and Immigrant Communities.

View some event photos here:

Carmelyn P. Malalis, Commissioner/Chair of the New York City Commission on Human Rights

Hasan Shafiquallah, Supervising Attorney at the Legal Aid Society's Immigration Law Unit

Michael J. Goldberger, Chief of Civil Rights, US Attorney's Office, Eastern District of NY

Commissioner Malalis chats with Michael Goldberger

David J. Kennedy, Chief of Civil Rights, US Attorney's Office, Southern District of NY

Commissioner Malalis listens to one of the speakers' presentations

New Yorkers in attendance were engaged by the information they received

Commissioner Malalis chats with one of the symposium attendees

Commissioner Malalis and Barry Jamison, Director of the Commission's Manhattan Community Service Center, offer assistance to a New Yorker in need

(Check back for additional photos soon!)

Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel Photography


 

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