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Students Help Make Fair Housing Dreams Come True

by RAPB Communications | Apr 20, 2017

In celebration of April being Fair Housing Month, the Realtors® Association of the Palm Beaches, in partnership with the Palm Beach County Office of Equal Opportunity and the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, are proud to announce the winners of our annual Fair Housing contest.

The year’s theme was “Fair Housing: Making Dreams Come True,” and the goal was to raise public awareness of the enactment of the federal Fair Housing Act, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, familial status, disability, national origin, and gender, and to encourage fair housing opportunities for all citizens. In addition, Palm Beach County’s Fair Housing Ordinance prohibits discrimination based upon sexual orientation, age, marital status, and gender identity or expression.

We would like to thank all of the students who took the time to participate — you helped make a difference in your community! Also, special thanks to the Realtors® who came to support our Winners’ Reception on Wednesday, April 19th.

Elementary School Poster Winners
1st Place Mateo Eaton (Imagine Schools-Chancellor Campus)
2nd Place Micah Boggs (Homeschooled)
3rd Place Lily Battles (H.L. Johnson Elementary)

Middle School Poster Winners
(All from Renaissance Charter School at West Palm Beach)
1st Place Joseph A. Perez
2nd Place Alaysia Means
3rd Place Charlotte Oliver

Middle School Essay Winners
1st Place Kate Deviney (Bak Middle School of the Arts)
2nd Place Nalini Persaud (Lake Worth Middle)
3rd Place Ryan Ullah (Roosevelt Community Middle)

The Realtors® Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB) is the 6th largest local association in the country representing over 15,000 REALTOR® members involved in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate throughout Palm Beach and St. Lucie Counties. RAPB members are “The Voices for Local Real Estate,” providing consumers with real insight on the homeownership process with data accuracy and market expertise. Many of their members also engage in one or more divisions offered through RAPB, including the REALTORS® of St. Lucie County (RSLC), the Young Professionals Network, and the award-winning Global Business & REALTORS® Commercial Alliances. Looking to buy or sell property? Think local! Find your REALTOR® or property at www.SouthFloridaPropertyMatch.com.

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