Heartland REALTOR® Association’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is hosting Iconic Interviews, a REALTOR® Reads event on Feb. 8  from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Crystal Lake in Crystal Lake, IL.

Iconic Interviews will be live-streamed so participants have the option of attending in-person or virtually. Admission is free, but registration is required for the on-site event.

The event includes networking, complimentary breakfast and refreshments, two keynote speakers and a panel interview.

The registration deadline is Tues., Feb. 1, 2022.

Keynote speakers

  • JoAnne Poole is a National Association of REALTORS® Distinguished Service Award recipient
  • Frank Williams is a REALTOR® with 50 years of experience

Why you should attend:

  • Hear first-hand how discrimination is still very much prevalent today and what you can do to improve Fair Housing practices.
  • Listen to expert REALTOR® leaders who have lived through changing times as they discuss racism in real estate and how they have, and continue to fight discrimination.
  • Learn ways you can have difficult conversations about the importance of continuing to fight housing discrimination.

Not a member of REALTOR® Reads Book Club?

It’s easy to join the club. Connect with REALTORS® across Illinois, read books that spark conversation about racism and diversity, equity and inclusion. As a member of REALTOR® Reads Book Club, you’ll receive notification of live and online events with authors and can earn prizes. Join now!

Visit the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for REALTORS® page of the Illinois REALTORS® website to see some book recommendations and explore other resources and opportunities.