Wed, Apr 7, 2021 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Let’s Talk! Diversity & Inclusion Series: From Red-Lining to Fair Housing & The Future
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To help us kick off Fair Housing Month (April), join:
- Alexia Smokler, NAR's Senior Policy Representative for Fair Housing, and
- Regina Hubbard, Memphis REALTOR's® first African American female president
to discuss The Fair Housing Act, the unjust history of red-lining, and the steps NAR is taking to combat this still pervasive issue.
Alexia Smokler is NAR’s Senior Policy Representative for Fair Housing. She represents NAR on fair housing-related federal regulatory and legislative matters and provides subject-matter expertise to NAR training, research, and publications. Alexia was NAR’s project manager for Fairhaven: A Fair Housing Simulation. Before joining NAR, she worked in fair housing enforcement at HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, on a Congressional staff, and with nonprofit civil rights organizations.
Regina Hubbard, AHWD, GRI, ABR, e-PRO®, C2EX, Broker/Trainer with Fast Track Realty in Memphis, serves as 2021 Treasurer for Tennessee REALTORS®. A veteran of 23 years as a REALTOR®, Regina is a member of the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® (MAAR), where she has served as President, President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and Director, and as Chair of multiple committees (including RPAC, Budget & Finance, and Scholarship). She was named MAAR’s 2009 REALTOR® of the Year. She was appointed in 2016 to serve on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA). She also is a leader for the Women’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR), having served as President of the Memphis chapter (2011), among other key positions. She was honored as GRI Student of the Year in 2002, and she teaches several real estate classes. At the state level, Regina has served as Division 1 Vice President, Chair of the Diversity Committee; a member of Governmental Affairs, Forms and Convention committees; and Director. Nationally, she has served as NAR Director and a member of WCR’s Regional Conference Committee, and as a participant in the national WCR Mastermind Group. In the community, she has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and been honored with the Tri-State Defender “50 Women of Excellence” Award.