11th Annual Fair Housing + Civil Rights Conference

The Fair Housing + Civil Rights Conference is a free multi-day symposium featuring workshops, panel discussions, networking and career development opportunities, all led by distinguished civil rights activists, government officials, world-class trainers, and non-profit organizations.


Attend workshops, panel discussions, trainings, and book signings. Network with over 600 professionals who are working to promote equality and fairness nationwide.


Meet leaders from Federal and state agencies and organizations from across the Northeast, including: The EEOC, HUD, DOJ, FBI, MCAD, MA AGO, MA Office on Disability (MOD), New England Human Rights Commissions, Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC), Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD), Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), The Kellogg Foundation, The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Western New England University (WNE), and more.

Who should attend?

The Conference is designed for federal and private sector:

  • EEO managers
  • supervisors
  • HR professionals
  • attorneys and ADR specialists
  • civil rights leaders
  • government employees
  • fair housing specialists
  • the non-profit sector
  • community organizers
  • and the public at large who are seeking resources and best practices to help ensure that you are up to date on civil rights hot topics, and your agency, company, client or rental property complies with local and federal employment and fair housing laws and regulations.

Speaker and Presenter Information

This year, the Conference will be hosting


Civil Rights icon Diane Nash


Anti-racism author Tim Wise


V.P. of the Kellogg Foundation Dr. Gail Christopher

(Ret.) Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper.

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Intelligence Agencies, Dept of Education, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of Justice, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), State Government, County Government, City Government, EEOC, Federal Government, State & Local Government

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Wed-Fri, Apr 5-7, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Complimentary:    $ 0.00

Sheraton Monarch Place Hotel
1 Monarch Place
Springfield, MA 01144
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Event Sponsors

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
Massachusetts Fair Housing Center

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