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Fair Housing Seminar for People Who Speak French

Post Date:12/03/2018 3:27 PM

(Fayetteville, N.C.) — The Fayetteville-Cumberland Fair Housing Board will host a training session, titled “Fair Housing for People Who Speak French,” as part of its community outreach and information efforts on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 5:30 p.m. The session will be held at the Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) Center Community Room on the second floor at 505 Franklin St. in Fayetteville. The event will include a lecture with questions and answers and a French language interpreter. Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Fair Housing protections for persons who may speak limited English
  • How to respond to perceived discriminatory actions
  • Fair Housing information networking opportunities.

For further information or to RSVP, please contact the Human Relations Department at (910) 433-1696 or via email at humanrelations@ci.fay.nc.us. RSVP no later than Monday, Dec. 10. This event is free and open to the public. Members of the public are requested to park in the parking lot at the corner of Winslow and Franklin streets, which is across from the FAST Center, and avoid the bus bays. 

The discussion will be facilitated by Eugenie Balogun and Human Relations Department Manager Yamile Nazar. A nationally recognized subject matter expert, Ms. Nazar has presented at state and national human relations and human rights professional conferences. She has provided expert counsel on human relations issues to elected and appointed officials, senior organizational management and community leaders. Ms. Nazar is a graduate of the National Fair Housing Training Academy, the premier learning center for fair housing and civil rights, which is sponsored and funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has also completed continuing training at numerous National Association of Human Rights Workers conferences. Her educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in management from Long Island University and graduate work in public administration from the same institution.

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