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April 16, 2024 is Fair Housing Day!

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport

C.A.R.’s Fair Housing Day is back!

Come join us for C.A.R.’s third annual Fair Housing Day event to learn more about California’s expansive and continuously changing Fair Housing laws. Hear from fair housing experts on topics related to inclusive advertising, housing discrimination, disabilities, algorithmic and AI bias in tech, and much more. Make sure to be part of these critical conversations on making the dream of homeownership possible for all Californians. The event is free for C.A.R. members with an optional paid keynote lunch. 

Stick around after the event for a FUNdraiser — with an emphasis on the “FUN” — benefitting C.A.R.’s HAF Pathway To Homeownership Closing Cost Assistance Grant Program!

More details and additional speakers soon!

Partner With Us

If you are interested in being more involved, we have sponsorship opportunities for your companies and a special Local Association Sponsorship package.  Contact Sara Sutachan at for more information.

Casino Night

Join C.A.R.’s HAF Casino Night fundraiser where your participation helps towards our Pathway to Homeownership Closing Cost Assistance Grant Program. Our event will take place on Tuesday, April 16th, from 6 pm to 9 pm at the luxurious Doubletree by Hilton Ontario, immediately following the exhilarating Fair Housing Day. Learn more about our program and be part of this meaningful cause (Click Here)!

Past Topics
*2024 schedule coming soon

  • 9:00 AM : Registration Opens
    Registration will occur in the Loews Hollywood Mezzanine Foyer
  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM : REALTORS® as a Resource for Fair Housing
    Opening Remarks: Jennifer Branchini, President - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Panelist: Kevin Kish, Director - California Civil Rights Department Jenna Hornstock, Hon AIA Deputy Mayor of Housing - Office of Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass Moderators: Vanessa Chavez, Legislative Advocate - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Kelvin Wong, Fair Housing Policy Committee Chair - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
  • 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM : THE Silent Community - Essential Info about REALTORS® and Clients with Disabilities (BREAKOUT SESSION 1)
    Panelists: Shanta Patton-Golar, REALTOR®/National Speaker Stephen Beard, REALTOR® and Accessibility Specialist at Keller Williams Realty Karen Trolan, Real Estate Broker Associate, Sereno Group and C.A.R. Board Member Moderator: Wayne Woodyard, Diversity Committee Chair - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
  • 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM: What Rental Property Owners Need to Know About Fair Housing (BREAKOUT SESSION 2)
    Panelists: Denise Cato, President and CEO - Fair Housing Council of Orange County Maya Clark, Broker/Owner - Seville Property Management Servando Sandoval, Partner - Pahl & McCay Moderators: Tim Ambrose, Fair Housing and Diversity Forum Chair - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Denyse Wilson, Fair Housing and Diversity Forum Vice Chair - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM : Appraisal Bias and Valuation - Closing the Equity Gap (Ticketed Luncheon)
    Opening Remarks: John Sebree, Chief Executive Officer - California Association of REALTORS® Speakers: Julian Glover, Executive Producer, "Our America: Lowballed" Jillian White, Chief executive and founder of an appraisal bias consultancy Host: Rosanna Garcia, 2021 President - Women's Council of REALTORS® California
  • 2:10 PM - 3:00 PM : Supporting Clients Who Suspect Discrimination (BREAKOUT SESSION 1)
    Panelists: Amanda Byun, Senior Counsel - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Caroline Peattie, Executive Director - Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California Janet Dorsey, Vice Chair Professional Standards and Fair Housing & Diversity Task Force Chair - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Moderator: John Wong, Fair Housing Policy Committee Vice Chair - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, Founding Chairman - Asian Real Estate Association of America
  • 2:10 PM - 3:00 PM : Inclusive Agent and Listing Advertising (BREAKOUT SESSION 2)
    Panelists: Anna Bahnson, REALTOR® - Compass; Co-Chair - Piedmont Committee for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in Real Estate Farrah Wilder, Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Alexia Smokler, Director of Fair Housing Policy & Programs - NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Moderators: Gary Carter, Fair Housing Policy Committee Vice Chair - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Wayne Cory, Diversity Committee Vice Chair - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
  • 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM : Housing Opportunity Disruptors: Lease to Own, ADU companies and Fair Housing (BREAKOUT SESSION 1)
    Opening Remarks: Melanie Barker, President Elect - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Panelist: Catherine Bracy, Co-Founder and Executive Director - Tech Equity Collaborative Rafael Perez, Board Member - Casita Coalition; REALTOR® - theHomeMap Moderators: Muhammad Alameldin, Policy Associate, Terner Center for Housing Innovation UC Berkeley
  • 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM : What Every REALTOR® Can do to Help Close Homeownership Gaps: Buyer Workshops, Programs and Financing (BREAKOUT SESSION 2)
    Opening Remarks: Heather Ozur, Treasurer - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Panelists: Anna Tutt, President - Consolidated Board of Realtists Rico Rivera, President - National Hispanic Organization of Real Estate Associates Hosts: Kama Burton, Strategic Planning Committee Member - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

Past Speakers
*2024 Lineup coming soon

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