Take the 4-Week J.E.D.I. Challenge to Promote the American Dream of Fair Homeownership

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Fair Housing 1 Comment

By Lee Davenport

“There is no other organization that can end residential segregation like your organization,” Eddie S. Glaude Jr. told REALTORS® during the 2020 Leadership Summit. “We may work in integrated places, but in the intimate spaces, we don’t know each other. We are walking mysteries to one another, and that has everything to do …

Live Virtual At Home With Diversity® Course May 19

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Classes & Education, Fair Housing 1 Comment

By Marc Gould

The National Association of REALTORS®’ At Home With Diversity® (AHWD) certification course recently underwent a content overhaul and is overflowing with best practices for 2020.

Here are three ways taking the AHWD® certification course can expand your business and horizons:

1. Build a Foundation for a Diversity-Oriented Practice

An understanding of fair housing laws and a commitment …

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NAR Committees 101

Blog Contributor MidYear, NAR 1 Comment

By Nobu Hata Preconceived notions I had of an NAR committee aside, this would be my third Midyear and my first year serving on any committee, and I was bound and determined to make the best of it. I was appointed to the Equal Opportunity/Diversity Committee, and my knee-jerk reaction was essentially a surprise-surprise-throw-the-asiandude-on-the-most-predictable-committee-possible one.  Even better: There were a …

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Writing Our Discriminatory History

Blog Contributor Code of Ethics, Diversity, MidYear, YPN News 6 Comments

By Brian Copeland I grew up in a hometown notorious for its horrible discriminatory history.  In 1956, the high school was bombed when 12 students of color were desegregated into the school.  Today, I look back on such acts and honestly cannot believe they happened.  It seems like some goofy urban myth that someone would want to discriminate. Today, from …