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Attorney General Horne Addresses Fair Housing Training Event

PHOENIX (March 16, 2011) - Attorney General Tom Horne will address the topic of housing discrimination at the "Cost of Un-Fair Housing" seminar on Tuesday, April 12 from 8 am to 12 pm.

The seminar, the Arizona Fair Housing Partnership's Annual event, held at the Disability Empowerment Center, 5025 E Washington, Phoenix will feature speakers such as HUD's Phoenix Field Office Director.  There will be a panel discussion by experienced fair housing professionals from the Attorney General's office and the private sector about how to recognize housing discrimination what can be done about it.  Groups who wish to learn more about fair housing or who have clients that might be affected by discriminatory practices are encouraged to attend.

“As Arizona’s chief law enforcement official, my office is empowered to enforce fair housing laws,” said Horne.  “We recognize how deeply housing discrimination affects individuals and the community and work to eliminate it.”

To register, please visit regonline.com/fh2011 or call Shawna at 602-252-3423.

The Attorney General’s Civil Rights Division is always available to provide training to businesses and professional associations that are working to comply with the law. Information on events and training provided by the Division throughout the year can be found on the Attorney General’s Office website, www.azag.gov.

If you would like more information or feel you have been a victim of housing discrimination, please call the Attorney General’s Office at 602-542-5263 or email at civilrightsinfo@azag.gov.

For more information, contact Arizona Attorney General's Office Director of Community Education and Outreach Kathleen Winn 602-542-6903.