Registration is filling up!

Haven’t registered for Fit for King 2015 yet? Now is the time! Registration is already filling up. The conference is FREE and open to the public, but space is limited. Register here.  For questions or special accommodations, contact Education and Outreach Director Sophie Rosen at srosen@gnofairhousing.org or 504-717-4571.      

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Fit for King 2015 Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker will be the acclaimed civil right activist and leader, Julian Bond. Beginning with his pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement, Julian Bond – an expert on diversity in the law – has always been on the cutting edge of social change and leadership. Legendary as the first [...]

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Fit for King 2015: Save the Date!

Please mark your calendars and join us on Thursday, January 15, 2015 for the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center’s 8th annual Fit for King Celebration. The conference will be held at the Carver Theater, a historic civil rights landmark that recently reopened. The theme of this year’s conference is Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Celebration of 20 Years [...]

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Keynote Speaker Announced for Fit for King 2014: Ben Jealous

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center is pleased to announce they keynote speaker for the Fit for King 2014 Summit: Ben Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Jealous will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s life by exploring the question: “Are We Winning the Struggle to End [...]

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Keynote Speaker Announced: Prof. Lani Guinier!

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) is proud to announce that Lani Guinier, Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will serve as keynote speaker at the Center’s 6th Annual Fit for King Celebration on January 18, 2013.  Professor Guinier will address conference attendees during a keynote luncheon at the [...]

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Registration Open: Fit for King 2013

Registration for Fit for King 2013 is now open!  We’ve also released the 2013 Fit for King Celebration agenda. Please register to join us on Friday, January 18, 2013 for the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center’s 6th annual Fit for King Celebration. The conference will be held at the Lindy C. Boggs International [...]

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Save the Date!

Please mark your calendars and join us on Friday, January 18, 2013 for the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center’s 6th annual Fit for King Celebration. The conference will be held at the Lindy C. Boggs International Conference Center, 2045 Lakeshore Drive. The theme of this year’s conference is Disparate Impact: A Vital Tool [...]

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Keynote address video and materials now available!

A video of Professor Anita Hill’s keynote address, Reimagining Equality: Gender, Race, and Finding Home in America is now available online, as well as download-able versions of conference materials.  Watch the video here, and download materials here.

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Fit for King 2012 Photos

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2012 Fit for King Fair Housing Summit! Photos from the summit are now available online. Click here to view. Photos by Bruce France and Melisa Cardona.

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Hotel Block Available for Attendees

A block of hotel rooms is available for attendees at the Hilton St. Charles Avenue Hotel at 333 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 (map).  Rooms are $135 plus tax with the code NOFH.  Call  1-888-490-6547 to make your reservation. The hotel is a 30 minute streetcar ride away from the venue.

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