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Join host, Michel Davis-Robinson on Fair Housing Today with her guest Mr. James Perry, Executive Director of the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) as they discuss the meaning of affirmatively furthering fair housing and its impact on quality education.
James Perry is the Executive Director of the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC). Perry is a housing expert. Perry founded the Gulf Coast Fair Housing Center in Mississippi when he was 26 years old. He led the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center through two of America’s greatest disasters-Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Under Perry's leadership, the Center favorably settled an historic class action lawsuit resulting in compensationof more than $500 million for Katrina victims. Perry has testified before congress eight times and was a candidate in the 2010 New Orleans Mayoral election. Perry serves on the Board of Directors of the National Fair Housing Alliance, the National Low Income Housing Coalition, the Gulf Coast Fair Housing Center and chairs the Louisiana Housing Alliance Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelors in political science from the University of New Orleans and a Juris Doctorate from the Loyola University School of Law.
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.
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.
“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.
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
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Mike Campbell, CPA and author of When Mom and Dad Need Help, A Step-by-Step Guide to Senior Housing and Care, will be discussing financing and choosing senior housing options.
Join Family of a Vet Blog Talk Radio show host Debbie Sprague, on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 for an informative show with special guest Beth Nervo, case manager at the Redding, California Veterans Resource Center. Beth will be sharing resource information on the types of programs available in commmunties throughout the US that can assist veterans and their families struggling with a variety of emergency housing and financial needs. Beth will provide information on how to locate and access these services. Listeners are invited to call in with questons. Call-in number (323)657-1470.
Show time is 6:30pm -7:30pm (cst)
As you navigate through the health care continuum you may have run across a Senior Behavioral Health Unit sometimes referred to as Gero Psych. This important piece to the Senior Health Care Continuum can sometimes strike fear and confusion in you or your loved one because of the stigma attached to mental health.
Gary Bush from Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island, Illinois, will join host Tami Neumann to help break through the stigma and ease your fears of how this important part of the continuum can help our seniors over 65 find holistic wellness.
Tami and Gary will cover topics such as when is it appropriate for someone to be admitted to a Senior Behavioral Health Unit and the many benefits associated with this type of placement.
Learn More about Metro South Medical Center:
www.metrosouthmedicalcenter.com Metro South Medical Center - Senior Behavioral Health Unit (708) 824-4474
Fair Housing Today Radio will discuss how the foreclosure crisis has impacted communities of colors. Our guest is Aracely Panameño, Director, Latino Affairs with the Center for Responsible Lending.
Ms. Panameno was recently selected to appear a panel member on the upcoming Tavis Smiley’s "Latino Nation" Symposium In Chicago, Saturday, April 6.
Ms. Panameno will outline the devastation foreclosures have inflicted on communities of color. She will offer her perspective on the recent events taking place in Stockton, California and Detroit, Michigan.
Aracely Panameño is a Latina leader, activist, and spokesperson at the domestic and international level. For more than 20 years, she has worked in Latina women’s health, migrant workers, education, immigration, and economic justice issues. She is a published author, accomplished public speaker, media commentator, reporter and columnist, strategic grassroots organizer and coalition builder and direct lobbyist. She joined the Center for Responsible Lending in 2004 as director for Latino affairs. Aracely holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and is MBA in Finance candidate at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
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Meet Doug Shadel, senior director of Washington’s AARP and a leading expert on fraud and the elderly. On this week's Goldstein on Gelt show, he tells us why senior citizens are easy prey for heartless fraudsters. So what are the most typical cons out there? And how can you protect yourself and the people you love from scams and cons? Hear the answers on this week’s show. And of course, enjoy all of the usual financial ideas, advice, and fun on your favorite personal finance show.