What happens in our neighborhoods is reflected in our schools. Inequality in our neighborhoods translates to inequality in our schools. And discrimination that has a hand in shaping our neighborhoods, has a hand in shaping our schools.Read more
Joe Biden has a housing policy agenda that is ambitious, technically sound, and politically feasible, and that would — if implemented — be life-changing for millions of low-income and housing-insecure households.
According to original modeling by Columbia University scholars, it could cut child poverty by a third, narrow racial opportunity gaps, and potentially drive progress on the broader middle-class affordability crisis in the largest coastal cities as well.Read more
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.Read more
Should summer debate on racial inequality stop at police accountability?
By Keith M. Phaneuf, CT Mirror, June 17, 2020. Available Here.Read more
To cure racism, treat the disease — not the symptoms
By: Saud Anwar, Hartford Courant, June, 8, 2020. Available Here.Read more
Hundreds of cars join funeral procession through Hartford as George Floyd protests continue across Connecticut; speakers say now is moment for changeShare
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.Read more
Zoning: The cause of poverty and segregation
By Robert Orr, CT Mirror, June 16, 2020. Available Here.Read more
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.Read more
This virus is poised to rip through black neighborhoods like mine.