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Wed, May 22

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Virtual Event (Zoom)

Know Your Rights

Learn what housing rights & protections exist for LGBTQ+ folks under the Fair Housing Act during this hybrid online and in-person event!

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Know Your Rights
Know Your Rights

Time & Location

May 22, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Virtual Event (Zoom)

About the event

This is a hybrid event! To register as an online attendee, please continue with registration here (eventbrite). If you plan on attending "in person" please register at The Community Center's calendar link: https://calendar.app.google/dRj5a8oQw5Ts4xcT8

Pizza will be provided for in-person attendees. 🍕 With questions and accessibilty or dietary requests, please email prichards@ifhcidaho.org

REGISTER ONLINE AT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/know-your-rights-hybrid-event-tickets-880953755397

This Training Will Cover:
  • The Federal Fair Housing Act
  • "Sex" as a protected class, including Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • The Equal Access Rule and how it protects LGBTQ2IA folks in housing transactions
  • How to file a Fair Housing discrimination claim
  • Attendees will also receive valuable information and take-home resources from partner organizations located all across the intermountain area.
About The Presenters

Sarah Jareczek joined IFHC in July of 2021 as the Community Outreach Specialist. Her specialty is content creation and community-based education. Sarah’s work includes educational literature, social media engagement, and material distribution in what she describes as an all-out effort to give everyone the tools they need to advocate for housing rights. Sarah graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Multi-Ethnic Studies which is where her housing justice advocacy began. She has volunteered with countless nonprofit organizations around the treasure valley and considers her time at IFHC to be the most meaningful thing she has pursued in her lifetime.

Zoe Ann Olson is the Executive Director of Intermountain Fair Housing Council, Inc. for over ten years now. Ms. Olson has 14 years of experience as an attorney with Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. Ms. Olson has extensive housing law experience including the FHA and the Idaho housing law. She was a fair housing speaker at the Washington Affordable Housing Association Conference in 2019, at the Housing Solutions Conference in 2020, at the National Low-Income Housing Coalition Member Updates and the Fair Housing in Land Use and AFFH Conference at the University of Idaho in 2021, at the IREM and NARPM Fair Housing Idaho Conference in 2022 and 2023 respectively, and the lead fair housing training throughout Idaho in 2012 to 2023. In 2022, she is the recipient of the Idaho Woman Lawyers Bertha Stull Green Public Service Lawyer Award and the Inns of Court Unsung Hero Award.

With questions regarding the event, interpretation, or reasonable accommodations, please reach out to Zoe Olson at Zoe Ann Olson zolson@ifhcidaho.org or Peg Richards at Peg Richards prichards@ifhcidaho.org

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