The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) invites the general public to attend a public forum scheduled on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 10:30 am at the Perdido Beach Resort Hotel located at 27200 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach AL 36561. The forum will be conducted by ADECA and Mr. Robert Gaudin of Western Economic Services, LLC from Portland, OR. A similar forum will also be conducted at 4:00 pm in conjunction with the Community Development Block Grant Compliance Workshop held at the Perdido Beach Resort.

As a means of affirmatively furthering fair housing within Alabama to eliminate direct and/or indirect discrimination in housing and related services based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, familial status, or disability, ADECA is seeking the public’s input by hosting these forums, which will assist ADECA in complying with the federal civil rights program-related laws and requirements. These forums will allow citizens opportunities to discuss Alabama’s “Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.”


Book hotel reservations at the Perdido Beach Resort using the Booking ID# 11307 by November 1st to receive the block room rate of $99/night.

The Perdido Beach Resort is handicap accessible, and the forums will be accessible to all persons regardless of disability. If you have a disability that might require special services, materials, or assistance, then please notify Teresa Nobles, or Denise Molina at 334/242-0492 to arrange for those services.

For more information on the forum or the workshop, please contact:
Mr. Shabbir Olia at 334/242-5468 or shabbir.olia@adeca.alabama.gov
Dr. Kathleen Rassmussen at 334/353-0323 or kathleen.rasmussen@adeca.alabama.gov

Written comments may be submitted to ADECA through these points of contact following the conclusion of the public forums at:

PO Box 5690
Montgomery, AL