NAGLREP Attends HUD Globe Release of HUD Same-Sex Housing Discrimination Study

June 18, 2013 – NAGLREP proudly attended the HUD GLOBE event celebrating LGBT Pride Month with the release of HUD Same-Sex Housing Discrimination Study. HUD GLOBE presented “20 Years Working Together Towards Greater Visibility” on Tuesday, June 18 from 1-2:30 PM EST in the HUD Headquarters, Washington, DC.

The program began with a welcome address by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and the release of HUD’s first study on Same-Sex Housing Discrimination.  The meeting also featured Kenneth Carroll – HUD Director of Fair Housing Assistance Program Division Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity,  in addition to HUD Globe founders Peggy Mangum and Maryl Kerley, followed by a discussion on the visibility of LGBT people of color by Sharon Lettman-Hicks – Executive Director/CEO of the National Black Justice Coalition, and lastly a panel on the history and visibility of LGBT employees in the Federal workplace including John Benison – HUD Director of Office of Departamental Equal Employment Opportunity, Stacey Long of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, Moderator Raul Alvillar – HUD Senior Advisor for Public Engagement Office of Public Affairs.

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 HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan addressing the attendees with the release of HUD’s Same-Sex Housing Discrimination Study

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Left to right: Sharon Lettman-Hicks – Executive Director/CEO National Black Justice Coalition, Brian Steckler – HUD Attorney – Advisor, Kenneth Carroll – HUD Director of Fair Housing Assistance Program Division Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

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HUD Globe founders Peggy Mangum and Maryl Kerley

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Left to right: Panelists John Benison – HUD Director of Office of Departamental Equal Employment Opportunity, Stacey Long of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, Moderator Raul Alvillar – HUD Senior Advisor for Public Engagement Office of Public Affairs

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Left to right: NAGLREP founder Jeff Berger, HUD Globe founders Peggy Mangum and Maryl Kerley, Kenneth Carroll HUD Director of Fair Housing Assistance Program Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

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An Estimate of Housing Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples – Executive Summary

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Meeting agenda

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One response to “NAGLREP Attends HUD Globe Release of HUD Same-Sex Housing Discrimination Study

  1. Fantastic Site and Very Interesting Post. Glad this topic is being given research time!

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