Lee's Stories

Opinion
In the first of its kind, Evanston, Illinois, has created a reparations program that seeks to begin the process of redressing harm from the housing industry. Let's talk about reparations and Evanston's groundbreaking initiative
Mar 31
Modern research confirms diversity promotes and correlates with business success rather than scarcity — and one real estate company is pushing to make this a reality through its mentorship program. Here's how
Mar 24
Opinion
Although some associations attempt to advocate marginalized voices, the stated intent is often far from the actual impact. Speaking up to seek accountability for authentic justice, equity, diversity and inclusion is what this moment requires from us all
Feb 25
Opinion
Although some associations attempt to be a beacon of belonging, if you whip out a magnifying glass, it is glaringly obvious that these diversity and inclusion councils are in name only. Here are the ramifications of that
Feb 25
Opinion
Impact is greater than intentions. The solution then is not solely to be a well-meaning real estate professional but an actively antiracist one. Here are a few resources to help you
Feb 10
Opinion
Language has the power to unite or divide, develop or destroy, so let's choose our words deliberately to advance the true spirit of fair housing. Here's why we should reevaluate the word 'discrimination.'
Jan 18
As we leave behind a turbulent 2020, agents have an opportunity to continue to show courage at an individual level. Here's how to join the new year's challenge to be defenders of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion
Dec 17
Opinion
The National Association of Realtors launched a free interactive training platform called Fairhaven. Here’s my take on this virtual experience
Nov 24