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[USA] Help Shape HUD's Study on LGBT Housing Discrimination 
24th-Feb-2010 11:56 pm
Audre Lorde, Silence
Please join members of the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund and a host of other organizations and elected officials at a first-of-its-kind town hall meeting with officials from the US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to discuss HUD's ground-breaking national study of housing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and families in the rental and sales markets.

This first meeting is being held at the end of the month in New York City with additional town hall meetings already planned for the near future in San Francisco and Chicago.

Transgender Legal Defense & Education FundThe purpose of the meeting this Friday, February 26th will be to discuss the nature of HUD's study and to receive comments from interested groups and individuals. It is essential that members of the transgender [ed. note. as well as the members of the bisexual, fluid, pansexual and queer-identified] community attend to provide input into this important process. We hope to see you on Friday.

Date: Friday, February 26th, 2010
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: NYC's LGBT Community Center, 208 West 13th St, Rm 301 West Village NYC (map)

Please RSVP
to Jasmin Varjavand: Jasmin.Varjavand (at) hud (dot) gov if you plan to attend.

US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)This event is hosted by HUD Assistant Secretary Raphael W. Bostic with the offices of New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, along with Council Member Erik Martin-Dilan, Council Member Rosie Mendez,Council Member Danny Dromm, and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer.

(Weather-related information - Any weather-related contingencies or cancellations will be sent to you by email if you RSVP to the email address listed above. They will also post any updates their web site and Twitter feed.)


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