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Workshop shines a light on housing discrimination

Thursday, September 23, 2021 by Tai Moses

The fourth and final installment of a series of workshops facilitated by the city’s Office of Civil Rights “will focus on educating the community at-large and the re-entry community on housing discrimination and the Housing Authority criminal background review process.” The free online workshop, titled “Identifying and Understanding Housing Discrimination: What Is Discrimination? How Do You Recognize It? What Should You Do If You Experience It?” is open to the public and designed for job seekers, community and business leaders, and human resource managers. Led by Laura Bodai of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin and Enrique Serrano of the Office of Civil Rights, the workshop will “help Austinites identify and understand their rights when it comes to housing and employment discrimination.” Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1-2:30 p.m. Register on Eventbrite.

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