By Jennifer Bisgaeir and Jennifer Pollan. PRRAC Research & Advocacy Guide (July 2018.) Read the report... … [Read more...] about The Call for Environmental Justice Legislation: An Annotated Bibliography
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PRRAC works to develop and support environmental justice advocacy, with a focus on strong national and local partnership strategies. Harmful and inequitable environmental hazard siting, enforcement disparities, and other EJ issues have often been closely connected to residential segregation and concentrated poverty, as well as racial bias and disparities in access to power structures. Our work to improve these conditions is an important complement to other strategies that serve as immediate interventions to improve health (in particular that of young children), such as voucher mobility and strong standards for where subsidized housing is sited.
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PRRAC hosted a symposium on Fair Housing Intersections, exploring the connections between housing policy, transportation, environmental justice, and education. The panel was moderated by Dennis Parker, PRRAC Board Member and Director of the ACLU's Racial Justice Project, and featured Anthony Foxx, previous U.S. Secretary of Transportation; John King, previous U.S. Secretary of … [Read more...] about Photo Gallery: Fair Housing Intersections
By Megan Haberle. ABA Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law (January 2018). Read the report... … [Read more...] about Fair Housing and Environmental Justice: New Strategies and Challenges
By Peter Kye, with thanks to Carrie Zaremba, PRRAC summer research assistant, for her excellent survey of state and local climate adaptation plan language and Megan Haberle, PRRAC Director of Housing Policy, for her guidance. PRRAC Policy Brief (October 2017). Read the … [Read more...] about Equity Considerations in Climate Adaptation Plans: A Call for Advocacy
By Kami Kruckenberg and Phil Tegeler. PRRAC Policy Brief (July 201o). Read the report... … [Read more...] about Prescription for a New Neighborhood? Housing Vouchers as a Public Health Intervention