Real Talk Presents: Homeownership Matters

In honor of Homeownership Month, Real Talk presents a special live broadcast of Homeownership Matters. At 10 am on June 23, Host Ashley Gentry will welcome Pulitzer and Peabody Award-Winning Investigative Journalist, Mr. Bill Dedman to explore the past, present, and future of homeownership.

 

When
Wednesday, June 23

Time
10:00 am

Where
Zoom Meeting

Price
Free!

Mr. Bill Dedman

Investigative Journalist

Mrs. Ashley Gentry

Host, REALTOR® Member

Alexia Smokler

Alexia Smokler (NAR) – Is the Senior Policy Representative for Fair Housing at the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). She communicates NAR’s positions on fair housing to Congress and federal agencies and provides subject-matter expertise to NAR training, research, and publications. Before joining NAR, she worked in fair housing enforcement at HUD, on a Congressional staff, and with nonprofit civil rights organizations.

Alexia joins the broadcast to provide valuable information and education on the history of fair housing, how NAR has evolved in its efforts to address those issues, as well as the NAR’s response to the Newsday investigation.

Our second session features Association Presidents from NAHREP, NAREB, and VAREP, each of which will share more about their association’s mission and scope of work.

Lisa Almaguer (NAHREP) – 2021 Dallas Chapter President

Lisa Almaguer
(NAHREP)
2021 Dallas Chapter President

Monte Brown (NAREB) - 2021 Dallas Chapter President

Monte Brown
(NAREB)
2021 Dallas Chapter President

Trang Dang-Le AREAA 2021 DFW Chapter President

Trang Dang-Le
(AREAA)
2021 DFW Chapter President

Gary Walters (VAREP) – 2021 Dallas Chapter President

Gary Walters
(VAREP)
2021 Dallas Chapter President