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As a part of our celebration of Black History Month, Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties is bringing you a blog series on the history, need and impact of the 1968 Fair Housing Act (FHA).

Born out of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, the Fair Housing Act was landmark housing legislation to prohibit housing discrimination. This legislation was especially impactful for people of color and other marginalized groups, as the FHA banned many of the actions that had grown to deny people housing. Civil rights icons such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Thurgood Marshall, Whitney Young, John Lewis and many more fought to end housing discrimination, having an impact on the passage of the FHA. We will honor the legacies of all who put their lives on the line to ensure people had access to safe, decent, and affordable housing by bringing you this series on the fight for fair housing.

Read part two of our Fair Housing Act blog series here.

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community builders hour

Please join us for a half-hour of networking, followed by a one-hour program to learn more about how Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties is addressing the problem of affordable housing in Pinellas and Pasco Counties. Hear from a Habitat homeowner about the impact that a safe and affordable home makes, and learn how you can help make homeownership a possibility for those in need in your community.

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Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties invites you to a roaring good time of 1920s inspired music, hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails while supporting the Habitat mission at our Prohibition Party presented by Crown Automotive. After the program, help keep the party going at our Speakeasy After-Party sponsored by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Tampa onsite at the Vinoy in Fred’s Cellar.

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Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties hosted its 11th Annual Golfing Fore Habitat Partner Tournament on Monday, November 1st, 2021 at Copperhead Course at Innisbrook, A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort. More than $125,000 was raised from the event and all proceeds benefit Habitat Pinellas & West Pasco and affordable housing opportunities for individuals and families in our community.

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