By Donta Littlejohn, 2022 DEI Chair Over the last few months, KCRAR’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI) has been hard at work finding ways
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
KCRAR’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee works to empower real estate professionals to understand, reach out and provide services to consumers in our diverse communities, as well as provide support and education to further professional development.
The committee works throughout the year to provide opportunities for REALTORS® to learn and connect in meaningful ways including:
- KCRAR Kicks Off Black History Month Social Media Challenge
- KCRAR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Leads Initiative to Pay Tuition for Future Urban Core Teacher
- Local REALTORS® Unite to Clean Up Neighborhood in KCMO
- REALTOR® Unity Concert
We encourage you to join our mission in serving our communities through continual education and a commitment to upholding Fair Housing.
At Home With Diversity® Certification — AHWD is an NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. The AHWD course is a 6- to 7-hour class that can be taken online or in person and addresses the topics of diversity, fair housing and business planning development.
Fairhaven: A Fair Housing Simulation — NAR’s Fairhaven is a new fair housing simulation training for REALTORS® that uses the power of storytelling to help members identify, prevent and address discriminatory practices in real estate.
Dividing Lines: A History of Segregation in Kansas City — Dividing Lines is a driving tour of the history of residential segregation in Kansas City and its far-reaching impacts.
Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing — The mind science experts at the Perception Institute present this online video workshop to help members avoid implicit bias in their daily business interactions.
Additional educational resources:
The KCRAR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI) announced this week an upcoming event for REALTOR® members hosted at the Johnson County Museum’s featured exhibit,
A group of REALTORS® met this week with U.S. Representative Sharice Davids to discuss critical housing bills coming through congress. Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR)