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Primary event details:
Thursday, April 26, 2018
9001 Shelbyville Road
Founders Union Building
(University of Louisville, ShelbyHurst Campus)
Louisville, KY 40222
8:45AM – 5:00PM
***Attendee check-in begins at 8AM***



Speaker & Presenter Bios

Breakout Session Classroom Locations

Breakout SessionLocation
Challenging Micro-aggressions &
Unconscious Bias
Room 201
(second floor)
KY's New Law on Leasing Protections
for Domestic Violence Survivors
Room 6
(Lower Level)
Considerations When Renting
to Refugees
Ballroom A
(second floor)
Handling Requests for Emotional
Support Animals
Ballroom C
(second floor)

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Map of Founders Union Building

Recipients of the Georgia Davis Powers Legacy Award

Established in 2016, this award honors leaders in recognition and appreciation for their devotion and dedication to advancing the cause of civil rights and social justice in Kentucky.

The 2018 recipients of the Georgia Davis Powers Legacy Award are

John Y. Brown, Sr.

John Y. Brown, Jr.

Read about the background and achievements of both John Y. Brown, Sr., and John Y. Brown, Jr., in the awards program here.

Kentucky Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Program
Metropolitan Housing Coalition
Lexington Fair Housing Council
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
Homeless & Housing Coalition of Kentucky
Kentucky Housing Corporation
Charlene Hampton Holloway, Author

Presenter & Speaker Materials

Considerations When Renting to Refugees: Tenants from Refugee or Immigrant Communities (pdf)

KY’s New Law on Leasing Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors: Housing Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence (ppt)

Handling Requests for Emotional Support Animals: Fair Housing & Emotional Support Animals (pdf),  HB 329, new KY law regarding assistance animals (link), HUD Guidance on Service Animals and Assistance Animals for People with Disabilities in Housing and HUD-Funded Programs (link)

U.S. Department of Justice: Sexual Harassment in Housing Initiative – Resources (link)