The Legacy of Racial Covenants
No persons of any race other than the white race shall use or occupy any building or any lot, except that this covenant shall not prevent occupancy by domestic servants of a different race domiciled with an owner or tenant. Racial Covenant, West Hartford 1940 (provided by Professor Jack Dougherty of Trinity College in On the Line).
Segregated Schools = Unequal Educational Opportunities = Need for Housing Choices!
A new report released this week by CT Voices for Children finds that Connecticut schools are deeply segregated and schools with greater minority and low-income populations are less likely to have funding to provide critical learning resources like small class sizes and experienced teachers.
The report identifies segregated housing patterns as a major contributing factor to such educational disparities.Read more
OCA and Partnership Highlight Mobility Counseling to Address Segregation
Learn more about Mobility Counseling - A Strategy that Works to Create Access to Opportunity
Join us! Wednesday, January 28th at 9:00 (coffee & conversation @ 8:30) at the Lyceum, 227 Lawrence Street, Hartford, CT 06106
Open Communities' Participates in NYU - Furman Center's Slow DebateShare
Open Communities Alliance Wins Connecticut Mirror Hackathon, April 29, 2014
Hackathon team creates an app to assist low income families find housing in thriving areas.Read more