GBLA 8th Annual Fair Housing Conference Virtual SERIES
The GBLA Fair Housing Law Project hosted its 8th Annual Fair Housing Conference virtual SERIES in celebration of National Fair Housing Month during April 2021. Our theme this year was “Fair Housing During COVID-19,” and we hosted 1 session per week discussing the following topics:
Were you unable to attend, but still want to learn and listen? Watch the recordings on our YouTube Channel at the links below!
Part I: Fair Housing 101 & Renters’ Rights Updates During the Pandemic
Presenters: Bashar Algabyali – Managing Attorney, GBLA Fair Housing Law Project
Jina Kim – Staff Attorney, GBLA Fair Housing Law Project
Valentin Narvaez – Director of Litigation, GBLA Inc.
Part II: Racial Equity in Kern County Housing
Panelists: Valerie Feldman – Staff Attorney, Public Interest Law Project
David A. Torres – Attorney at Law & Co-Founder, Kern County Latino Task Force
Michael Bowers – Director of Political & Government Affairs, Centric Health
Part III: Source of Income & COVID-19 Rental Assistance Programs
Presenter: Branden Butler – Assistant Deputy Director of Education and Outreach, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
Part IV: Tenants’ Rights for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence
Presenter: Renee Williams – Senior Staff Attorney, National Housing Law Project