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8:00 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast, and The Color of Law book signing
9:00 Welcome and framing remarks
André Anderson, First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
9:15 Keynote: History of Housing Discrimination in the U.S.
Richard Rothstein, distinguished fellow of the Economic Policy Institute, a fellow of the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and of the Haas Institute at the University of California–Berkeley, and author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
10:15 Persistent National and Local Housing Discrimination and Its Impacts on Our Region
Dan Immergluck, Georgia State University Urban Studies Institute [Presentation Adobe PDF file format]
Lisa Rice, National Fair Housing Alliance [Presentation Adobe PDF file format]
11:15 Furthering Fair Housing: Cross-Sectoral Actors and Solutions Panel: Racial Equity in the Rental Market
Moderator: Patrick Pontius, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Denise Cleveland-Leggett, Department of Housing and Urban Development Region IV
Doug Faust, Decatur Housing Authority
Cashauna Hill, Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center
Noon Video introduction by Atlanta Fed President and Chief Executive Officer Raphael Bostic

Lunch Panel: Equity in Homeownership
Moderator: Jeffrey Hicks, National Association of Real Estate Brokers
Danny Gardner, Freddie Mac
Julia Gordon, National Community Stabilization Trust
Danielle McCoy, Fannie Mae
Gisele Roget, Department of Housing and Urban Development
1:30 p.m. Panel: The Role of the Private and Nonproft Sectors in Racial Equity
Moderator: Sarah Mancini, National Consumer Law Center and Atlanta Legal Aid Society
Nikitra Bailey, Center for Responsible Lending
Chrishette Carter, Regions Bank
Phil Eide, Hope Enterprise Corporation [Presentation Adobe PDF file format]
2:15 Roundtable discussion and readout
3:30 Adjournment