Racism in Real Estate (Duluth) - 2 CE Credits
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About the Event
Racism in Real Estate explores structural racism and the racial wealth gap as it applies to housing. We'll consider the role of the real estate industry in the history of racial housing discrimination. How did redlining and racial covenants affect our neighborhoods? How do these policies still shape our community today?
This class was created with materials from the Mapping Prejudice project and other research by instructor Denise Pike. Additional information from Duluth's history has been researched and examined to offer a regionally specific session of this course. Real estate agents and community members from Duluth, Superior, and surrounding areas are particularly encouraged to attend. Anyone is welcome.
This session is sponsored by Lake Superior Area Realtors. Their generous sponsorship has made this course available at no cost to all participants.
Mapping Prejudice is a team of geographers, historians, digital humanists, and activists working to illustrate the history of racial discrimination in Hennepin County. They are mapping racially restrictive covenants to show that large swaths of our residential communities were protected for white households, contributing to our current racial wealth gap.
Brought to you by Rethos: Places Reimagined, this course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of real estate continuing education. It is open to all. The Rethos education program is funded in part by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
Refund and cancellation policy: No refunds or credits will be granted for non-attendance. Refunds are provided up to seven days prior to the class. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to cancel your registration and would like a refund. Rethos will refund the cost of the class within 7 days of your cancellation.
Late arrival/early departure policy: DOC rules state that all attendee’s receiving continuing education credit must arrive and stay during the scheduled class time. If you are not on time or cannot stay for the whole class you will not be able to receive your CE credits.
Photo Credit: Mapping Inequality
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