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More Housing Could Increase Affordability—But Only If You Build It in the Right Places

More Housing Could Increase Affordability—But Only If You Build It in the Right Places

Focusing on zoning in hot-market urban centers misses economic realities—and major opportunities.

By: Alan Mallach, Shelterforce, June 19, 2020. Available Here. 

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Should summer debate on racial inequality stop at police accountability?

Should summer debate on racial inequality stop at police accountability?

By Keith M. Phaneuf, CT Mirror, June 17, 2020. Available Here.

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To cure racism, treat the disease — not the symptoms

To cure racism, treat the disease — not the symptoms

By: Saud Anwar, Hartford Courant, June, 8, 2020. Available Here. 

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Hundreds of cars join funeral procession through Hartford as George Floyd protests continue across Connecticut; speakers say now is moment for change

Hundreds of cars join funeral procession through Hartford as George Floyd protests continue across Connecticut; speakers say now is moment for change

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Contact tracing: How to better meet the needs of communities of color

Contact tracing: How to better meet the needs of communities of color

Community and faith-based organizations need to be part of the solution

By: Rev. Robyn Anderson, CT Mirror, May 21, 2020. Available Here.

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Zoning: The cause of poverty and segregation

Zoning: The cause of poverty and segregation

By Robert Orr, CT Mirror, June 16, 2020. Available Here. 

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There are tools to address the racial/ethnic health disparities exposed by the coronavirus

There are tools to address the racial/ethnic health disparities exposed by the coronavirus

Now that we can quantify it, leaders have a moral obligation to address the problem

By: Victor Villagra, MD and Emil Coman, PhD, CT Mirror, May 22, 2020. Available Here.  

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Stop Talking About Inequality and Do Something About It

This virus is poised to rip through black neighborhoods like mine.

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Connecticut’s big city mayors call for help for renters out of work during pandemic

Connecticut’s big city mayors call for help for renters out of work during pandemic

By Jacqueline Rabe Thomas and Gregory Hladky, CT Mirror, April 8, 2020. Available Here. 

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What the Racial Data Show

What the Racial Data Show

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