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.
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, Sales Representative Specialist, and CEO of The Dahlia Group at Keller Williams 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."
Rachael Simmons (she/her) serves the community as a Realtor®, e-PRO®, and COO of The Dahlia Group at Keller Williams Realty in Lancaster, PA. She firmly believes that everyone, no matter their race, gender, accessibility, or socioeconomic background, deserves the necessary platform(s) be made readily available for all to experience the same opportunities for growth, happiness, and success. As a Realtor®, Rachael is regularly witness to the lack of equity in homeownership and industry opportunities. Recognizing the industry's need to rectify, she has chosen to align with PRAC to advocate, educate, and promote change.
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.