Civil Rights Enforcement Agency

2013 Fair Housing Month

45th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act

April 1, 2013 | 2 min reading time

This article is 9 years old. It was published on April 1, 2013.

The Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination in the sale and rental of housing and housing-related transactions where such action is based on race, color, national origin, and religion, was signed into law on April 11, 1968, by then-President Lyndon B. Johnson.

The Civil Rights Enforcement Agency (CREA) will be hosting its Seventh Annual Fair Housing Month Kickoff celebration at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the St. Louis Gateway Classic Foundation. Mrs. Reena Hajat Carroll, Executive Director of The Diversity Awareness Partnership, will be the keynote speaker. Mrs. Sheryl Rose, Regional Manager of the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, will be presented with CREA's Distinguished Fair Housing Service Award.

For more information, contact CREA at (314) 622-3301.


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