This session will cover information about fair housing rights and how illegal housing discrimination happens in the present day. It will also describe ‘red flags’ of housing discrimination, and how people can stand up for their rights if they’ve been discriminated against.
Erika Sanders (she/her) is Director of Program Services for the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council (MMFHC). Ms. Sanders has been employed with MMFHC since 1998 and supervises its statewide Outreach and Education Program, ensuring that comprehensive information about fair housing rights is available to residents of Wisconsin.
Ms. Sanders designs outreach campaigns that support Wisconsin communities’ efforts to combat illegal housing discrimination and to create and maintain racially and economically integrated housing patterns. As part of MMFHC outreach and education campaigns, she conducts presentations directly to housing consumers, social service agencies, community groups and faith-based organizations, and provides fair housing training to owners and managers of rental housing. She holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and Oberlin College.
March 10, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm