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  • 02:01

    OCG l The Future of the Fair Housing Act l James Perry,National Housing Expert

    in Politics Progressive

    OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham


    2015 Broadcast Theme: "In the Spirit of Sankofa"


    Tonight: " The Fair Housing Act: Oyez, Oyez"


     Rolling Housing DiscrimintationProtections Back  Will the Supreme Court upend protections provided by victims of housing discrimination ?


     Discussion with James Perry,National Fair and Affordable Housing National Leader and Advocate 


         In the Spirit of Sankofa


    Where does our outrage meet the challenge of change?


    “Sankofa” teaches us that we must go back to our roots in order to move forward. That is, we should reach back and gather the best of what our past has to teach us, so that we can achieve our full potential as we move forward. Whatever we have lost, forgotten, forgone, or been stripped of can be reclaimed, revived, preserved, and perpetuated.

    OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham
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    Twitter: @JaniceOCG   #TalkthatMatters
    OCG Blog: http://www.ourcommongroundtalk.wordpress.com/

  • 00:58

    Fair Housing Today: Understanding Reasonable Accommodations

    in Education

    Join host Michel Davis Robinson on Fair Housing Today radio on May 9, 2013 for her exclusive interview with Mr. Michael Marsh, Executive Director The Toledo Fair Housing Center. 
    Mr. Marsh will discuss the importance of understanding  Understanding Reasonable Accommodations and or Modifications when seeking to improve access to and the quality of housing for individuals with disabilities.
     
    Bio:
      Michael P. Marsh serves as the President and CEO for the Fair Housing Center, having joined the staff in 1997 after serving a year as a volunteer and consultant. Mr. Marsh is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and holds a Certificate in Non-Profit Executive Leadership. He is accountable for the strategic vision and successful operation of the agency and ensuring the organization remains mission driven.  Mr. Marsh serves as chief spokesperson; creates and manages the annual operating budget; oversees agency staff; completes activities as directed by the Board of Directors and reports to the Board.

  • 02:01

    Speak UP :Combating Barriers to Fair Housing for Women Vets

    in US Government

    “Speak UP: Combating Barriers to Fair Housing for  Women Veterans Stories of Home: Homelessness, Housing Discrimination and Housing Support"
     U. S. Department of Housing and Urban and Development (HUD), New England Region Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO)
     LIVE and OPEN dialogue about fair housing opportunity available to and housing discrimination faced by female veterans.
    This on-line live discussion and call-in broadcast features issues about housing, homelessnes and reintegration for women veterans. The broadcast engages previously homeless women veterans, expert housing practitioners, advocates, service providers and HUD staff, examining the intersection of unfair housing discrimination practices and their impact on the problem of homelessness in the veteran community. 
    The broadcast provides opportunity for critical examination of the systemic ways in which discrimination acts as a barrier to equal housing opportunities specifically for female veterans and explore ways in which veterans, HUD recipients, HUD partners HUD staff, and housing advocates can more effectively eliminate these barriers for female veterans.  Among the topics will be familial and sex discrimination and disability discrimination, including PTSD and other trauma uniquely challenged by female service persons returning, including sexual harassment and assault during service.
    We hope that you will join us.
    For more Information contact, Bonnie Peak-Graham, bonnie.j.peakgraham@hud.gov or call 617-994-8312.
    Broadcasting LIVE From: HUD New England Region1 OFFICE OF FAIR HOUSING AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY 10 Causeway Street, Room 301 Boston, Massachusetts 02222-1092

  • 02:32

    “SPEAK UP: Combating Barriers to Fair Housing for Veterans"

    in US Government

    “SPEAK UP:  Combating Barriers to Fair Housing for Veterans"   Forum and Conference
    The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban and Development, New England Region Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (Boson Office) presents an On-Line Fair Housing Forum for and about American veterans.  
    Our panel of presenters will provide critical examination of the systemic ways in which discrimination acts as a barrier to equal housing opportunities for veterans and they will explore ways in which veterans, HUD recipients, HUD partners and HUD staff, and housing advocates can more effectively discriminatory eliminate barriers.
    Listen and talk with successful practitioners, experts, advocates, service providers, HUD partners, and HUD staff as they offer in-depth analysis and information on the subject of homelessness and housing discrimination.  
    MORE INFORMATION
    Presenters Include: 
    Jaspen Boothe, Final Salute, Inc., Alexandria, VA  l Linda Charest, HUDVET Coordinator l  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  l  Baylee Crone, VP Operations Programs, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans  l  Wendy McClinton, Pres/CEO, Black Veterans for Social Justice, Inc.  l  Mike Neely,Commissioner, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority l Martha Jackson, Case Manager, Veteran Services Pine Street Inn, Boston

  • 01:06

    Education The Importance of Equal Housing Opportunity and Access to a Quality

    in Education

    Listen to Living Education eFair Housing Today Radio , with host Michel Davis Robinson, Founder and CEO of Forest Of The Rain Productions on May 28, 2014 from 11:00am-12:00pm as she discusses "The Importance of Equal Housing Opportunity and Access to a Qualtiy Education.  Ms. Davis Robinson's guest will be Stella Adams.


    Stella Adams is a  civil rights professional with over 20 years experience with civil rights enforcement. She has worked tirelessly to provide equal access and equal opportunity to all.  Her specialties include:Fair Housing Investigations, Fair Lending Investigations, Fair Housing Policy, Fair Lending Policy, Mortgage Fraud Investigations, Analysis of Impediment studies, Foreclosure Prevention/Loss Mitigation, Civil Rights Education and Advocacy.


    Stella Adams, is the Founder and CEO of SJ Adams Consulting; a full service civil rights research and consulting firm located in Durham, NC. S J Adams Consulting provides a broad range of services to non-profit community based organizations, government and industry to assist them in meeting their fair housing, fair lending, diversity or environmental justice goals. These services include Fair Housing/Lending audits, Fair Housing Planning, Research, Mystery Shopping, Civil Rights Investigations, Mortgage Fraud Investigations, Compliance Programs, Training Programs, and Independent Assessments.

    S J Adams Consulting is dedicated to the creation of equal housing opportunity and equal access to financial services for all citizens regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, familial status, disability or source of income.

  • 02:26

    The Religious Protection Act Fair or Discriminating

    in Entertainment

    Tonight we will have a special guest host Alex Young, we will be tackling this Religious Protection Act.  What do yall think of this Act?  Is the Act Fair?  What potential problems will arise with this Act in place?  Is this Act discriminating, and if so why are Christians the target?  These and so many more questions will be answered, so tune in tonight from 7pm to 9pm and call in at 347-308-8813 to join in the conversation.

  • 00:30

    Housing Under Capitalism and Socialism

    in Politics Progressive

    As with past discussions about education, food, and worker's wages, this episode will focus on the issue of housing under capitalism, and how it could be different under socialism. 

  • 01:33

    Learn To Be A Fair Tax Ninja With Paul Hannosh

    in Politics

    YES! Be a Fair Tax Ninja! Learn how to inflict political pain with our special guest, Paul Hannosh (rhymes with Spanish) on Wednesday, April 1. Paul has learned to make politicians pay for their lies and deceit, and his methods make the Samurai look like the nice guys. When we’re finished with them, politicians will want to commit seppuku.


    Fair Tax Time is brought to you commercial free each Wednesday evening, 6PM PT, 9PM ET, courtesy of our host, John Wesley Nobles. You may listen on your computer or on your phone. Dial (619) 393-6478 or, if you’re charged for long distance, use our toll-free line: (888) 436-1206. Just follow instructions when the nice British lady answers.


    Show info: Fair Tax Time Radio, Fair Tax Nation, HR25 Fair Tax Review

  • 00:59

    Affordable Housing Need to Implementation with Randy Rhoads

    in Real Estate

    Guest Randy Rhoads is an Architect with more than 28 years of experience in the design of residential, commercial/retail, educational, and governmental/ institutional projects.


     


    Randy is a Vice President / Project Architect at McCormack Baron Salazar where his main responsibility is to guide the physical plan from initial master plan conception through construction in order to guarantee a solution of a high-functioning, high-quality, well-designed, safe, connected community.


     


    Randy was the lead architect on a number of notable projects including:



    6 North in St. Louis, MO, the first multi-family, mixed-income building in the U.S. to incorporate universal design features into every unit. He was the lead project architect


     



    Tremont Pointe in Cleveland, OH, which was one of the first affordable housing developments to be awarded the Green Communities Criteria Certification


     



    University Place Homes in Memphis, TN, which achieved LEED for Homes Certification in 2009 and LEED-ND certification in 2010.


     



    Most recently, Mr. Rhoads led the design work on Legends Park West in Memphis, TN, which was awarded funding in 2009 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s competitive ARRA 2009 Green Communities Program. Legends Park West has received Enterprise Green Community Criteria Certification and has earned Energy Star for Homes Certification.


    For mor information visit www.mccormackbaron.com 

  • 00:31

    #262 - Introducing the White House & Prayer Book Fair

    in Books

    Listen to the Christian Authors on Tour (CAOT) Blog Talk Radio Show on Friday, May 1st at 2 p.m. (ET) to learn more about the White House Prayer & Book Fair.  Hear a LIVE interview with the DC Regional Project Manager, Sharman J. Monroe.  Learn about the many different authors who are scheduled to participate on Saturday, May 2nd in Washington, DC.  Also, hear live interviews with Dr. Rachelle Vaughan, the author of A Divine Love and Cailah "Health Coach" Brock, the author of Design Your Body: Your Guide to Cutting through the Fat.   


    Call (858) 357-8408 to ask questions of our scheduled guests.  Don't worry if you can't listen LIVE!  You can always download FREE On-Demand podcasts of this and more than 260 other inspirational interviews with Christian authors at www.blogtalkradio.com/christianauthorsontour!


    Christian Authors on Tour (CAOT)


    www.christianauthorsontour.com


    The CAOT Christian Book Club


    www.caotchristianbookclub.com

  • 00:35

    2015 Housing Outlook - Bloomquist, RealtyTrac

    in Finance

    Most indicators point to substandard housing performance in 2015.  Many variables such as affordability, foreclosure trends, demographics, among others, will play a role nationally and regionally in presenting opportunities and pitfalls.


    Joining the broadcast today to discuss the 2015 housing market is Daren Bloomquist with RealtyTrac.


    Daren joined RealtyTrac in 2001 and has been instrumental in many facets of the company’s business as it transformed into the industry leader it is today. Daren is RealtyTrac’s primary media spokesperson and resident go-to expert on housing and foreclosure statistics and trends.

    Daren is also managing editor of RealtyTrac’s Foreclosure News Report, which was named the “Nation’s Best Newsletter” by the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and is directly responsible for the creation of the company’s U.S. foreclosure market and sales reports.  The report is cited by thousands of media outlets nationwide — including all the major news networks and leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and USA TODAY.