This year marks the 39th annual celebration of the passing of the Fair Housing Act.
Events will be held across the country to celebrate the strides made to give citizens
access to housing free from discrimination. Locally, the Community Development Office
at Elizabeth City State University will hold First-Time Homebuyer Education Seminars
for the public. The free seminars will be held on April 2, April 4, April 9 and April
11 in Room 107 of the Kermit E. White Graduate and Continuing Education Center. For
more information, contact Linda Barrett, 335-3633. Other sponsors for the seminars
include the Northeastern Community Development Corporation and the USDA-Rural Development.
Photo caption: Mayor Charles Foster, left, and Mayor Pro Tem Anita Hummer, right,
present a proclamation from the Elizabeth City Council to Linda Barrett, of the ECSU
Community Development Office, declaring April Fair Housing Month in Elizabeth City.