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Today is the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, which was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. Its main goal is to integrate neighborhoods and end bias in housing.
City Council honored the anniversary with a proclamation, public hearing, and other events throughout the day. Commissioner Fish made brief remarks after Mayor Wheeler read the proclamation, which you can read here.
Last Friday, Nick was honored to receive the Community Partner Award at the 2nd Annual Metropolitan Youth Symphony Crescendo Honors Gala.
MYS serves nearly 500 young musicians in our community. They present two awards each year – the Community Partner Award and the Musical Hero Award. The theme of this year’s gala was “Standing for Possibility,” celebrating the importance of community leaders who impact the lives of student musicians.
MYS recognized Nick for of his “tremendous service to the arts as Commissioner, fan, and advocate.”
You can learn more about Metropolitan Youth Symphony here.