UAW Local 2322 wanted to pass along information about a free conference coming to our area that you might be interested in.
Greetings from the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination!
Registration is still open for the 10th Anniversary Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference, taking place on April 7 – April 8, 2016 in Springfield, MA.
About the Conference >>
The Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference is the longest-running and largest free two-day symposium in the New England Region. The Conference features workshops, panel discussions and career development opportunities, all led by distinguished civil rights activists, government officials, world-class trainers, and non-profit organizations.
This year we are honored to have Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine, Civil Rights Activist and Author Jonathan Kozol, and US Attorney Carmen Ortiz are our keynote speakers, with special remarks by Undersecretary of HUD Gustavo Velasquez, US Senator Elizabeth Warren, and more!
Hotel Accommodations >>
A discounted room rate is available on site at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel, where the conference is being held.
Call 1-800-325-3535 and ask for the “Civil Rights Conference discount” at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel (Hotel ID #989) checking in on Wednesday, April 6, or Thursday, April 7, 2016 for $102 per night plus a parking rate of $12.95 overnight.
This rate is only guaranteed through Monday, March 1, so reserve your room today!
Workshop Registration >>
Workshop sign up will begin on March 1. Only registered attendees will be notified by email when workshop registration is available.
Spread the Word >>
Invite your network to attend the conference for free! Forward this email to your colleagues and friends, and “check in” to the Civil Rights Conference Facebook Event page for the latest updates and event information.
If you have any questions about the conference, please feel free to contact me any time.
Conference Coordinator & Assistant to the Commissioners of the MCAD
Phone: (413) 238-1222
The Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference is presented by Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, Massachusetts Fair Housing Center, HAPHousing Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, New York State Division of Human Rights, The Fair Housing Center of Greater Boston, SouthCoast Fair Housing, Inc., City of Boston Office of Fair Housing and Equity, Western New England University