Immigrant integration: A new PRRAC report by Martha Bottia takes a different look at what is commonly known as "immigrant integration" - the inclusion of new immigrants in American society - and its relation to housing and school segregation of immigrant families. See Immigrant Integration and Immigrant Segregation: The Relationship Between School and Housing Segregation and … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (May 10, 2019): Immigrant integration report & Strength in Diversity Act!
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A PRRAC Report (April 2019). By Martha Cecilia Bottia Ph.D. Excerpt: "In summary, immigrant-origin youth are the fastest-growing student population in the country (Foxen, 2010) and are also more likely to be poor, experience residential mobility, and live in overcrowded housing than native-born children (e.g., Hernandez & Charney, 1998). In addition to language barriers, … [Read more...] about Immigrant Integration and Immigrant Segregation: The Relationship Between School and Housing Segregation and Immigrants’ Future in the U.S. (Martha Cecilia Bottia, April 2019)
By Jared Brey, Next City A new law in Baltimore prevents landlords from denying housing to low-income tenants who use federal Housing Choice Vouchers to pay their rent, but some fair-housing advocates are worried that an amendment attached to the bill could set a dangerous precedent. … [Read more...] about Baltimore Bans Source-of-Income Discrimination, But There’s a Big Catch (Next City)
Housing and schools: As part of our ongoing work to better connect housing and school integration efforts, we recently co-released a report with the National Education Association titled "Housing and Schools: The Importance of Engagement for Educators and Education Advocates." The report focuses on specific leverage points in state and local housing policy that educators and … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (April 18, 2019): NEA and PRRAC team up on housing and schools
A NEA-PRRAC Report (April 2019). Excerpt: "Housing and land use policies have a significant effect on schools, and since these policies are usually decided at the state and local level, educators and education advocates have the opportunity to play a significant role." Read the Report... … [Read more...] about Housing and Schools: The Importance of Engagement for Educators and Education Advocates (NEA & PRRAC, April 2019)