Michele Stacy, Vice President of Sibcy Cline Human Resources, was in the Spring 2015 issue of the HOME (Housing Opportunities Made Equal) Newsletter for the Cincinnati area. She participated in the agency’s Fair Housing Month Luncheon Celebration in April. See the newsletter here.
Michele has served on the board for HOME for 28 years. Read more about that here and here.
Read more about Fair Housing Month here.
Michele Stacy, Vice President of Human Resources for Sibcy Cline Realtors, was a recipient of the Merlin Pope Diversity Leadership Award on June 5, 2014. The honor was bestowed upon her at the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission‘s annual dinner and awards ceremony at the Cincinnati Hilton Netherland Hotel.
The Merlin Pope Diversity Leadership Award was created in 2003 to recognize Greater Cincinnati individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and leadership to diversity and inclusion within their organization and/or the community. (Merlin Pope is a sociologist who is a pioneer in the field of diversity and coined the term in 1977. His diversity company has trained over one million people worldwide.)
Michele was nominated for this award by HOME (Housing Opportunities Made Equal), an organization that she has been a board member of for 27 years.
Michele developed and has taught fair housing classes at Sibcy Cline Realtors for 26 years. She is the Fair Housing Officer for the company with an active role in promoting fair housing practices within the company as well as the local and state boards of Realtors. She introduced cultural sensitivity into real estate agents’ continuing education programs, which led to an industy-wide focus on strong enforcement of fair housing laws throughout the region.
In Fall 2013, Michele earned the Housing Opportunities Made Equal Founders Award for her work to eliminate unlawful discrimination in housing and to promote integrated communities.
About the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission
The commission was created in 1943 with the focus on the promotion of harmony and tolerance and to find solutions to problems. It now serves as a resource to many human relations related groups and is a trouble shooter for human rights issues. Its mission is “To help our community to overcome prejudice and discrimination, build mutual respect and understanding, and become more harmonious and cohesive.”
Michele Stacy, Vice President of Human Resources for Sibcy Cline Realtors, was recognized by the Cincinnati Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) organization with its Founders Award on September 27, 2013. The honor is bestowed to an individual who has worked to eliminate unlawful discrimination in housing and to promote integrated communities.
Michele has served as a HOME Board of Directors member for the past 25 years. She has also been the Fair Housing Officer for Sibcy Cline Realtors for the same number of years with an active role in promoting fair housing within the company as well as the local and state boards of Realtors. She introduced cultural sensitivity into real estate agents’ continuing education programs, which led to an industry-wide focus on strong enforcement of fair housing laws throughout the region.
HOME was established in 1968 to eliminate unlawful discrimination in housing. The organization enforces housing regulations for all protected classes.
Photograph: Harold Jones (Chairman of the HOME Annual Meeting Committee), Frank Bowen (HOME Board President), Michele Stacy (HOME board member) and Elizabeth Brown (Executive Director of HOME).