#FairHousing50 – Hillocrian Creative Launches Commemorative Line of Products to Mark 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act

#FairHousing50 – Hillocrian Creative Launches Commemorative Line of Products to Mark 50 Years of the Fair Housing Act

Fifty years after the passage of the Fair Housing Act, book and music publisher Hillocrian Creative LLC honors the milestone with a commemorative line of “Fair Housing 50” products available now in the Hillocrian Store.

Signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson one week after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Fair Housing Act became law as part of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1968. The law forever changed the legal landscape, offering widespread federal protection to renters, buyers, and others who believe they have become the victim of housing discrimination.

Click to view the new “Fair Housing 50” products at the Hillocrian Store, which include shirts, pens, Post-it Notes, tote bags, and more, available for purchase.

Hillocrian Creative is pleased to launch the “Fair Housing 50” product line to coincide with the birthday of Dr. King. Shirts, pens, Post-it Notes, tote bags, and more offer a way to celebrate 50 years of the Fair Housing Act while showing support for housing equality.

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Complete with 50 candles, the image on this button marks 50 years of strong federal protection against housing discrimination.

The Hillocrian Store’s inaugural product line, “Fair Housing Matters,” drew inspiration from Fair Housing Helper for Apartment Professionals Ron Leshnower. The new “Fair Housing 50” products each feature one or both of two images designed by Leshnower that evoke the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) logo while marking the milestone of this landmark civil rights legislation.

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Apparel such as this ringer T-shirt features the hashtag #fairhousing50 with the “o” evoking the FHEO logo.

“The abolishment of slavery following the Civil War opened the door to civil rights legislation aimed at protecting people against housing discrimination. These efforts culminated in the passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968,” explains Leshnower. “Fifty years later, the Fair Housing has expanded to protect people based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, and familial status, while several state and local governments cover additional protected classes such as source of income and sexual orientation.”

Visit the Hillocrian Store today and check this blog for updates on new product lines.

Hillocrian Store Launches With Inaugural Line of Products Promoting Fair Housing

Hillocrian Store Launches With Inaugural Line of Products Promoting Fair Housing

Book and music publisher Hillocrian Creative LLC is pleased to announce the launch of the Hillocrian Store, which will feature apparel, accessories, housewares, office gifts and other unique products mainly inspired by the company’s books and music.

The inaugural product line, “Fair Housing Matters,” draws inspiration from Fair Housing Helper for Apartment Professionals by Ron Leshnower. Featuring a colorful logo designed by the author and available on products ranging from T-shirts and iPhone cases to golf balls and baby bibs, Fair Housing Matters is a way to show support for housing equality.

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Show your support for housing equality with a Fair Housing Matters spiral notebook or mug.

“The abolishment of slavery following the Civil War opened the door to civil rights legislation aimed at protecting people against housing discrimination. These efforts culminated in the passage of the Fair Housing Act in April 1968,” explains Leshnower. “Today, this law protects people based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, and familial status, while several state and local governments expand coverage with additional protected classes such as source of income and sexual orientation. April has since become known as Fair Housing Month, a time to appreciate the right to equal treatment under law when looking for and living in a home. Launched in April to coincide with the 49th anniversary of the landmark law, the Fair Housing Matters line of products offers a meaningful way to display pride in this hard-fought American civil right.”

Visit the Hillocrian Store today and check this blog for updates on new product lines.