DEI&FH Lunch & Learn July 9th 2024

Sacramento Association of REALTORS® DEI&FH Board to Host Informative Lunch and Learn Event on Fair Housing Laws

Sacramento, CA – Sacramento Association of REALTORS® Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Fair Housing (DEI&FH) Board is pleased to announce an upcoming Lunch and Learn event, scheduled for July 9 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This event is designed to provide essential insights and education on Fair Housing Laws and inclusive business practices for real estate professionals, property managers, brokers, realtors, lenders, and landlords.

Event Highlights:

  • Educating on the history and current state of fair housing laws.
  • Raising awareness of ongoing challenges from past discriminatory practices.
  • Sharing practical strategies for compliance and inclusivity.
  • Engaging in meaningful dialogue.
  • Empowering real estate professionals to identify, report, and prevent housing discrimination.

Attendees will benefit from the expertise of three distinguished speakers:

  • Thomas Clark, Ph.D., J.D.
    Professor, Department of History, California State University, Sacramento
  • Keisha “Agent Kee” Mathews, Broker
    Mathews & Co. Realty Group: MCRG
  • Amanda Byun, Senior Counsel
    Member Legal Services Department, California Association of REALTORS®

“Our DEI & FH Committee’s Lunch & Learn on July 9th aims to educate on the history and current state of fair housing laws, raise awareness of ongoing challenges from past discriminatory practices, share practical strategies for compliance and inclusivity, engage in meaningful dialogue, and empower real estate professionals to identify, report, and prevent housing discrimination,” said Jenean Watson, Board Chairperson.

The Sacramento Association of REALTORS® is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and fair housing in the Sacramento Area. We ensure everyone is treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of their background, race, religion, or economic standing. We advocate for non-discriminatory laws and carefully choose public officials who align with our mission. To ensure all voices are heard, we have created a permanent seat for the DEI&FH committee chair on our Board, emphasizing our dedication to representing underrepresented and underserved communities.

The DEI&FH committee focuses on educating members and the community through Lunch & Learns, workshops, and expos. By prioritizing homeowner creation, staying updated on down payment assistance programs, and working with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies, we remain in touch with all communities to help build a more inclusive and equitable future for everyone in Sacramento.

“This event is an excellent opportunity for real estate professionals to deepen their understanding of Fair Housing Laws and learn how to foster a more inclusive and compliant business environment,” added Jenean “Our esteemed speakers will provide invaluable insights to help attendees navigate the complexities of these laws and protect their businesses.”

In addition to the informative sessions, participants will enjoy a complimentary lunch, providing a perfect setting to network and engage with peers in the industry.

Register Now to secure your spot at this essential event. Spaces are limited, so early registration is encouraged. For more information and to register, please visit

About Sacramento Association of REALTORS®:

Sacramento Association of REALTORS® is dedicated to promoting the interests of real estate professionals and advocating for a fair and inclusive housing market. Through education, advocacy, and community engagement, the association strives to support its members and enhance the quality of life in the Sacramento region.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Morgen Earle
Marketing Manager
Sacramento Association of REALTORS®
Phone: 916-437-1213

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