Mayor Speaks at ECHO Conference

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Kristin Farley
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400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Mayor Speaks at ECHO Conference

Posted: 04/20/2012
ECHO, the Equality Coalition for Housing Opportunities, held its annual conference today at Rothchild's Conference Center.

Mayor Rogero was the keynote speaker. The theme was "Fair Housing: Let's Talk About Sex." April is Fair Housing Month.

Mayor Rogero received the "Outstanding Service Award" from ECHO for her leadership on eliminating barriers to housing. Mike Pappas, a realtor and VP with ECHO, presented the award.

About ECHO

ECHO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization comprised of volunteers.

ECHO, formerly known as the Community Housing Resource Board for Knoxville, TN, is an advisory board promoting equal opportunity in housing and encouraging parity in other facets of livelihood. Persons on the board include representatives from local government, finance institutions, the education community, social service agencies and housing organizations.

ECHO hosts and sponsors the annual fair housing conference where housing practitioners and others receive training, information and updates on the fair housing law and information about other relevant housing issues.