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Date:
September 13, 2022
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:

In-person and virtual

Address:
McConnell Arts Center
777 Evening Street

Worthington, OH 43085
Cost:
Free
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Dubious Distinction: The Challenges of Housing and Economic Segregation in Central Ohio

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The Columbus metro area is second worst to Austin, TX for economic segregation for large metros in the US, while the central Ohio housing shortage becomes more challenging each year. These trends put future success as a region at risk. Join the Building Inclusive Communities initiative for a thought provoking evening with Gene Slater, housing finance expert and author of Freedom to Discriminate: How Realtors Conspired to Segregate Housing and Divide America to learn about the origins of economic segregation. Gene's presentation will be followed by an insightful conversation with local experts about how to reverse economic segregation and improve housing accessibility in neighborhoods and communities.

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The Columbus metro area is second worst to Austin, TX for economic segregation for large metros in the US, while the central Ohio housing shortage becomes more challenging each year. These trends put our future success as a region at risk.  Join the Building Inclusive Communities initiative for a thought provoking evening with Gene Slater, housing finance expert and author of Freedom to Discriminate: How Realtors Conspired to Segregate Housing and Divide America to learn about the origins of economic segregation.  Gene's presentation will be followed by an insightful conversation with local experts about how to reverse economic segregation and improve housing accessibility in neighborhoods and communities. 

Guest Speaker: Gene Slater, Author and Housing Finance Expert, Harvard Loeb Fellow

Moderator: Shiloh Todorov, Move to PROSPER. Panelists: Michael Wilkos, Senior VP of Community Impact, United Way of Central Ohio

Additional panelists to be announced

This program is part of the Building Inclusive Communities initiative series, which fosters conversations about how central Ohio can become a region where everyone has the opportunity to decide where they would like to live, work, play and raise their family. Learn more and find resources here. 

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