Conference Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 Welcoming Message
Mayor Kevin Burns

Conference Overview
Anne Houghtaling
Executive Director, HOPE Fair Housing Center

Opening Session
Maurice McGough - Office of Region V Hub Director, Department of Housing and Urban Development
9:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 12:30 Track One Track Two Track Three
Community Solutions Part I
Local Advocacy & Inclusive Communities

Danielle Chynoweth (Cunningham Township Supervisor), Shubhra  Govind
(Director of Community & Economic Development at Hanover Park)
Fair Housing Legal Updates
& Hot Topics

Jennifer Soule &
Allison Bethel

Guest Speakers:
Kevin Herrera, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law,Diane Houk, Embry, Celli, Brinckerhoff & Abady, Amy Nelson, Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, Kimberly Nevels, Chicago FHEO Center Director, HUD, and Susan Ann Silverstein, Senior Attorney at AARP Litigation Foundation
Health & Housing
The Better Health Through Housing Collaborative

Stephen Brown, University of Illinois Health, Brandi Calvert, Center for Housing & Health

- Break -

Community Solutions Part II
Coalition Building & Community Reinvestment 

Cornell Lurry, Midland Bank,David Block, Evergreen Development Group

Fair Housing Legal Updates & Hot Topics, Part II

Continuation of Part I
Schools & Housing
Promoting local schools & HOPE's rent assistance pilot

Patricia Briones & Maggie Schroeder, U46 School District, Dave Bert, Quad City Association of Realtors

12:30 - 12:50 Luncheon Begins
12:50 - 1:00 Afternoon Introductions
Anne Houghtaling
Executive Director, HOPE Fair Housing Center
1:00 - 1:50 Luncheon Keynote
George Lipsitz, Professor UCSB, Author
1:50 - 2:30

Special Recognition Ceremony





 Wine & cheese reception sponsored by Soule, Bradke & Lambert at their offices:

402 Campbell Street, Suite 100
Geneva, Illinois 60134