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News Posted on October 4, 2010

Chancela Al-Mansour '92 to Serve as Housing Rights Center Director

The Southern California Housing Rights Center has announced that public interest attorney and fair housing expert Chancela Al-Mansour '92 will serve as its next executive director.  Founded in 1968, the center is one of the largest nonprofit fair housing organizations in the country.

Al-Mansour has been working in fair housing advocacy for the past 18 years. From 1992 to 1994, as an Earl Johnson Community Law Fellow at the Western Center on Law and Poverty, she litigated fair housing cases, produced training and resource materials, and trained attorneys in state and federal fair housing law. From 1994 to 1998, she served as the vice president of the Fair Housing Congress of Southern California, and in 1998 she served as its president. She has also authored articles on fair housing advocacy and lectured on fair housing advocacy at Loyola Law School and USC Gould School of Law.

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