April 12, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Western New England University School of Law
1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, MA 01119
Now in its 13th year, the
Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference
continues to bring together people who share a commitment to protecting and furthering the rights of all Americans, both regionally and nationwide. The conference provides an opportunity to hear speakers from a wide range of disciplines discuss the state or fair housing and civil rights in America today and share their ideas on how to effectuate change on both a local and national level.
Springfield Healthy Homes will participate in a panel session:
Healthy Housing: A Fair Housing Issue
, that will cover how community organizations can work with healthcare to implement evidence-based healthy housing interventions to improve conditions & reduce health issues. Panelists will discuss successful programs partnering with healthcare across the nation, best practices, challenges, policy barriers and solutions that participants can use in their communities.
Facilitated by Michael McKnight, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative; Frank Robins, Baystate Health; Sarita Hudson, Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts and James Brooks, Health Homes Program Manager, City of Worcester.