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Fair Housing Luncheon & Workshop Series


Carlotta Walls LaNier

Keynote Speaker

Carlotta Walls LaNier

Real Estate Agent

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26th Annual Luncheon & Workshop Series

April 25th @ Conference Check-In @ 8:15 am, Workshops 8:45-11:45 am, Luncheon 12:00-1:30 pm

Crowne Plaza Hotel: 5700 E. 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids MI 49546 map

Fair Housing: The Front Door to Opportunity

The 26th Annual Fair Housing Luncheon & Workshop Series, entitled "Fair Housing: The Front Door to Opportunity", will take place on April 25, 2013, featuring Carlotta Walls LaNier, author of A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice of Little Rock Central High School and the youngest of the Little Rock Nine Students who integrated Central High School. 

Please note registration for this event is CLOSED.  Please contact our office to determine if other registration options are still available.

Workshops include:

  • Fair Housing and Education: The Keys to Sustainable Communities
  • Fair Housing and Seniors: The Threshold of Independence and Inclusion
  • Fair Housing and Bank Owned Properties: Maintaining Our Curb Appeal


  • Conference check-in begins at 8:15 a.m., with the serving of a light continental breakfast. 
  • Workshops begin promptly at 8:45 a.m. and last until 11:45 am, with a mid-workshop break. 
  • The keynote luncheon will follow the workshops, beginning at 12 noon and lasting until 1:30 pm.

Click to learn more about this year's keynote speaker, workshops and sponsors.  You can also view information about past events in our event archives.


Note: There is construction in the area of I-96 and 28th Street SE near the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  The I-96 east-bound 28th St. exit (43B) is closed.  From the west (downtown Grand Rapids), take eastbound I-96 and use the first 28th Street exit (43A) and turn left at the light at the end of the ramp to get to the hotel.  Enter the Crowne Plaza Hotel by turning right onto Foremost Drive and then turn left into the hotel parking lot. 
The Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center is located at 5700 East 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids MI 49546.

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