Fair Housing Month documentary viewing, discussion April 16

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The public is invited to a documentary viewing and discussion of the film A Matter of Place by the Fair Housing Justice Center beginning at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, at JustGoods, 201 Seventh St., Rockford.

This documentary film focuses on the history of housing discrimination and the fight for fair housing rights. It highlights the continued discrimination and damage it inflicts on individuals and society.

Participants are welcome to join the discussion about how far we have come and how to help advance the goals of housing choice and community integration in the future.

The event is presented by Prairie State Legal Services and marks the 46th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

This program is free and open to the public. A Spanish interpreter will be available.

For more information, contact Jasmina Popaja at (815) 668-4412 or jpopaja@pslegal.org.

Posted April 9, 2014