2018 Law Review Symposium: The 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

The University of Richmond Law Review on Friday, October 5, 2018 hosted a symposium addressing housing issues such as gentrification and its implications for racial and economic integration; the contemporary face of housing discrimination; discrimination in housing and neighborhood education; and models for anti-discrimination and affordability.

The symposium featured keynote speaker the Hon. L. Douglas Wilder in addition to other diverse and talented scholars, housing activists, and leaders from across the country.

A recording and schedule of the event can be found below:


9:00 a.m. Symposium Welcome & Introductions
9:15 a.m. Keynote Remarks | Hon. L. Douglas Wilder
9:35 a.m. Panel Discussion: The Gentrification Boom and Its Implications for Racial and Economic Integration
10:40 a.m. Break
10:50 a.m. Panel Discussion: The Contemporary Face of Housing Discrimination and the Fair Housing Act
11:55 a.m. Lunch Transition
12:25 p.m. Lunchtime Speaker: Sara Pratt
1:10 p.m. Panel Discussion: Access to Education – Discrimination in Housing and Neighborhood Education
2:15 p.m. Break
2:25 p.m. Panel Discussion: Access to Housing – Models for Anti-Discrimination and Affordability
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks: Dr. Benjamin Campbell
4:00 p.m. Dessert Reception