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One People, One Nation? Housing and Social Justice: The Intersection of Race, Place, and Opportunity

October 12, 2007

With nearly 200 attendees from 15 states, 6 private companies and law firms, 20 colleges and universities, 21 city and county governments and 50 non-profit, social justice and advocacy organizations, this 2007 conference was a resounding success. The conference challenged participants to face critical issues surrounding race, place, and social justice. Many thanks to those who attended, sponsored, and helped convene the event. Audio and materials from the conference are below.


  • AT&T
  • UNC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
  • UNC School of Law


  • UNC Center for Civil Rights
  • National Housing Law Project
  • National Economic Development and Law Center
  • Poverty and Race Research Action Council
  • North Carolina Housing Coalition
  • North Carolina Justice Center

Conference Program:

  • What Barriers Do Current Housing Trends Present to Pursuing Social Justice? (Podcast)
    • john powell, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; Florence Wagman Roisman, Indiana University School of Law; Roger Clay, Insight Center for Community Economic Development; Nancy Denton, State University of New York; Gideon Anders, National Housing Law Project; Anita Earls, Southern Coalition for Social Justice
  • Is Residential Integration a Remedy? If So, How Can We Pursue It? (Podcast)
    • Derrick Bell, Jr., New York University School of Law; Stephanie Wildman, Santa Clara University School of Law; Charles Daye, University of North Carolina School of Law; Margalynne Armstrong, Santa Clara School of Law; Carol Bown, University of North Carolina School of Law
  • Who is Responsible For, or Able to Help Solve Housing Problems? (Podcast)
    • Erica Frankenberg, The Civil Rights Project; Eric Stein, Center for Responsible Lending; Peter Skillern, Community Reinvestment Association of North Carolina; Shanna Smith, National Fair Housing Alliance; Miles Vaughn, Bank of America; Chris Estes, North Carolina Housing Coalition
  • Where Do We Go From Here? (Podcast)
    • Antoinette Jackson, Coats, Rose, Yale, Ryman, and Lee; Sheryll Cashin, Georgetown University Law Center; Philip Tegeler, Poverty & Race Research Action Council; Loris Seibel, Durham Affordable Housing Coalition; Bill Rowe, North Carolina Justice Center

Conference Materials:

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