April is National Fair Housing Month

Join the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) for a two-day event in Springfield, celebrating the 44th Anniversary of the Passage of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act and the protections offered under the Illinois Human Rights Act to all of the people of Illinois.

Wednesday April 18, 2012

  • Tips for Effective Advocacy
    4pm - 5pm
    IDHR Office, 222 S. College St., Springfield, IL
    Amongst the techniques discussed will be how to schedule and hold successful meetings with Legislators, how to engage others, and how to effectively speak to your cause. RSVP required. Optional networking event to follow.

Thursday April 19, 2012

  • Fair Housing Leglsiative Breakfast
    8:30am - 10:30am
    M-1 Conference Room, Stratton Building, Springfield, IL
    Join us for an informal networking event with invited legislators. Light continental breakfast will be provided. RSVP required, no charge.
  • Fair Housing Expo at Routunda
    11am - 2pm
    Capitol Rotunda - South Hall, Springfield, IL
    This expo will feature various organizations who will be available to answer questions and distribute housing-related information. To exhibit, please RSVP.
  • Fair Housing Celebration & Program
    12pm - 1pm
    Capitol Rotunda, Springfield, IL
    Join us as we present the Governor's Fair Housing Proclamation. Invited guest speakers will address the importance of Fair Housing. No RSVP required.

To RSVP or For Special Accommodations

  • Contact: IDHR.FairHousing@illinois.gov, 312-814-6278 (voice), 866-740-3953 (TTY)