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Locked Out: Solutions to the Black Homeownership Decline

February 26 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Historically African-Americans have been ‘locked out’ of homeownership due to redlining, discrimination in lending and disparities in homebuyer education.

This panel seeks to find solutions by engaging thought leaders on the issue.

Join us as we discuss this important issue with:

Adam Carr Deputy Director for community engagement, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Danell Cross Executive Director, Metcalfe Park Community Bridges, Inc.

William Tisdale President & CEO, Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council

Dorothy York Associate director, ACTS Housing (Moderator)

5 p.m. Mingling, light refreshments

5:30 p.m. Opening Remarks by Wisconsin historian Clayborn Benson and panel discussion


February 26
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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ACTS Housing
Acts Housing’s mission is to promote affordable home ownership that fosters a low-income family’s ability to be self-empowered, thereby reducing community blight, neighborhood deterioration, and poverty. Acts’ strategy is to generate home ownership opportunities for inner-city residents within a targeted neighborhood so that an entire community can be transformed and sustained. Acts’ team provides home buying services throughout the city of Milwaukee.
2414 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, WI 53205 USA 391837474