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Interfaith Religious Freedom Conference

Tuesday, November 7 (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) at Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church

Co-sponsored by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society Detroit Chapter and the Michigan Catholic Conference, this event welcomes members of all walks of life and all beliefs to a program examining the importance of religious freedom.

Keynote Speakers

Elder Von G. Keetch

General Authority Seventy and Executive Director, Public Affairs Department, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Most Reverend Allen H. Vigneron

Archbishop, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please register here to ensure your seat and secure free parking in one of our nearby lots: http://www.irfc-conference.eventbrite.com

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Housing Symposium

Public Education and Information Session: Saturday, November 11 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) in the Atrium at Detroit Mercy School of Law

Academic Session: Monday-Tuesday, November 13-14 (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) in the Atrium at Detroit Mercy School of Law

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Detroit riot/ rebellion in 1967, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will host a housing symposium entitled HUD's Past, Present and Future.

The symposium will take place over a three day period. On Saturday, November 11, 2017, Detroit Mercy School of Law and the 10CORE® Law Society will host a series of practical housing workshops for the public (including emancipated minors, tenants, first-time homebuyers, the homeless, seniors, and veterans). Learn more and register at https://goo.gl/AhXR1h

On Monday and Tuesday, November 13-14, 2017, Detroit Mercy Law will host an academic session with community organizers, clergy, economists, HUD/MSHDA officials, legal scholars, practitioners, public officials, and sociologists. This two-day session will culminate in a panel discussion commemorating the 1967 Detroit riot/ rebellion, and focus exclusively on Michigan and how HUD's programs have impacted the region generally, and Detroit in particular. Learn more and register at https://goo.gl/WJEGFJ

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is seeking proposals from scholars, practitioners, and housing advocates interested in participating in this interdisciplinary symposium. For details, please contact Visiting Professor of Law Florise Neville-Ewell at: nevillfl@udmercy.edu

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