West Virginia Human Rights Commission

2018 Fair Housing Month

The WV Human Rights Commission Fair Housing Conference Information

Date:  April 19th, 2018

Location:  West Virginia State University (Wilson University Union)

Parking is located behind the building on Washington Ave.: Google Map

Registration beings at 7:30 AM

We will begin promptly at 8:45 AM

Lunch will be provided


8:45 - Welcome - West Virginia State University President Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins &

WV Human Rights Commission Acting Evecutive Director, Marykaye Jacquet

9:00 - Cmeron McKinney, Esq., General Counsel for the WV HRC

"Historical Contexts: 50 Years of Fair Housing in America"

10:15 - Break

10:30 - Nancy Cipoletti, Director of West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

"Communicating Effectively with Individuals with Dementia - and Everyone Else Too"

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

"A Matter of Place" Video

1:00 - Esther Hup, Housing Coordinaor with Take Me Home, West Virginia - A Money Follow the Person Initiative.

"An Overview of the Take Me Home West Virginia Program"

1:45 - Cathy McConnell, Esq. Executive Director of West Virginia Senior Legal Aid, Inc.

"Relevant Landlord/Tenant Issues"

2:45 - Nathan Tuager, Investigation Coordinator, WV Fair Housing Action Network

"Reasonable Accommodations, Modifications, and A Brief Overview on Testing"

3:45 - Closing Remarks, Survey, and Vote for Fair Housing Posters

2018 Fair Housing Poster Contest Information: click here