The Wyoming Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is hosting a web-based public forum to collect testimony from impacted individuals regarding the potential civil rights concerns related to housing discrimination and fair housing practices in the state. The Committee intends to hear from tenants and purchasers, as well as landlords and sellers. The details for the tenant public forum are as follows:
Tenant Public Forum
Monday, September 18, 2023, 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm MT
Registration Link (Audio/Visual): https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1603845385
Join by Phone (Audio Only): (833) 435–1820 USA Toll-Free; Meeting ID:160 384 5385
Members of the public are encouraged to share their experiences and perspectives on housing discrimination in the state. Given the desire for anonymity, tenants or purchasers may elect to remain anonymous or use an alias during the open comment period. The Committee will also accept written comments related to this study. Please send written statements on this topic to Liliana Schiller, at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 18, 2023.
Closed captions will be provided. Individuals requiring additional accommodations should contact email@example.com at least 7 business days prior to the meeting to make the request.
Committee Chair James O’Brien said, "Housing is a critical issue across the state of Wyoming, and the Committee is looking forward to hearing from experts, officials, and those who have been impacted by discrimination. We want to gather all of the relevant information so that we can prepare recommendations that are bipartisan, balanced, and thoughtful."