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ABOUT US

PA Real Estate Anti-Racism Coalition strives to provide education and startup scholarships for new-to-business real estate agents as well as homebuyer grants. The organization leads educational opportunities for professionals in the real estate industry and presents its mission to local associations through these programs.

 

Our Mission

Pennsylvania real estate professionals creating real estate opportunities for underserved communities while advocating for changes in industry practices to eliminate racial disparities.

 

MEET THE BOARD

President and Founder

Sam Kreiser (she/her) is a Realtor®, At Home with Diversity Specialist, and CEO of The Dahlia Group at LancLiving Realty in Lancaster, PA. During her work in DEI and advocacy for PA Schools Work, Pennsylvania Real Estate Anti-Racism Coalition was realized. Community connections and conversations recognizing the gaps in BIPOC homeownership and industry representation opportunities led to founding PRAC and creating a platform to advocate for change. "As a mom of 3 young ladies, it is not only my responsibility but my honor to ensure they can grow in a world without barriers."

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Secretary

Rachael Simmons (she/her) serves the community as a Realtor®, e-PRO®, and COO of The Dahlia Group at LancLiving Realty in Lancaster, PA. She firmly believes that everyone, no matter their race, gender, accessibility, or socioeconomic background, deserves the necessary platform(s) to have the same opportunities for growth, happiness, and success.

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Treasurer

Nick Pray is a Mortgage Loan Officer with Guaranteed Rate in Lancaster, PA. As a lender he sees the conversation around fair housing and equity as one that needs to be taken more seriously and believes that homeownership is a core foundation to building a strong financial base. Nick works diligently to remove the financial barriers families and first-time homebuyers face and finds programs to support their home purchase efforts. As an advocate and ally, Nick has chosen to align with PRAC to continue fighting for equity in housing and industry opportunities.

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Director

Jasmyne King (she/her)  serves as the Director of the Center for Racial and Gender Equity (CRGE) for YWCA Lancaster. She is a native of Lancaster, PA. Her work is fueled from her deep understanding of systemic and structural barriers that disenfranchise our minoritized community members. She leans on the words of Audre Lorde “I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.”

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