National Meetings Calendar

The Pacific Non-Profit Training Center will hold conferences on Fair Housing and Disability Rights in both Portland, OR (July 25-27, 1996) and Philadelphia, PA (September 19-21, 1996). The Portland Conference will be held in the Red Lion Hotel's Lloyd Center. The Philadelphia conference will be held at the Doubletree Hotel. Those interested in attending either conference should contact Linda Jones at (503) 287-1535. Space is limited to 50 participants per conference.

This exciting conference provides specific information on the fair housing rights of the disabled under the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

The International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA) will be holding its 48th annual conference, Human Rights in the 21st Century, in Fort Worth, Texas from July 21, 1996 to July 28, 1996.

The week long conference will tackle topics like Investigating Complaints of Housing Discrimination, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Special Human Rights Projects and Enforcement Strategies, Effective Communication with Elected Officials and Political Strategies in the 90s, Affirmative Action in Employment and Housing.

Presenters and Speakers include: Leon Adams, National President of the National Association of Human Rights Workers (NAHRW); Texas Governor George W. Bush (invited); Congressman Jim Clyburn; Avery Friedman, attorney with Friendaman and Associates; William Hale, President of IAOHRA; Betsy Julian, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing at HUD; and C. Gregory Stewart, General Counsel for the U.S. EEOC.

American Airlines is the official airline of the IAOHRA conference. Call 1-800-433-1790 for reservations. You must mention that you will be attending the IAOHRA conference and give the "star file number" S0176AE. Convention attendees can stay at the Radisson Plaza Hotel of Fort Worth with convention rates of $79.00 per night for singles and doubles and $89.00 for triples or quads. Call 1-800-333-3333 for reservations. Early/on-site registration fees are as follows: Members $275/$300, Non-members $300/$325. Early registration ends July 5, 1996. IAOHRA will not allow registration without payment. Call 202/624-5410 with questions.