In This Issue

The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Racial Wealth Gap

Webinar | Wednesday, May 5 | 3-4 PM ET | Presented by Diversity & Inclusion Committee | Predatory home contract sales in Chicago during the 1950s and 60s plundered enormous sums of wealth from black families seeking the American dream of home ownership. Learn how black families organized to fight back when denied access to standard mortgages.

Property as a Civil Right: A Historical Look at Segregation, Discrimination and Bias in Housing and Zoning Policy

Webinar | Wednesday, May 12 | 1:30-2:30 PM ET | Real estate law, along with government action at all levels, has historically been used to promote, and often require, systemic segregation in housing. The program will discuss the ways in which systemic segregation has been used from the New Deal forward as a sword and a shield to segregate races and prevent integration of neighborhoods and communities.

Guardianship Podcast Series-NEW!

The ABA Seniors Lawyers Division, in conjunction with the ABA Commission on Law and Aging, presents a podcast series exploring guardianship issues and how lawyers may guide clients facing the question of guardianship. Listen to the first episode, exploring where the Netflix movie "I Care a Lot" got guardianship all wrong.