PRRAC is hiring! See the announcement for our Law and Policy Fellowship here.
Trump’s education budget – choice or segregation? Apropos of this week’s budget hearings, PRRAC’s Kim Hall and Mike Hilton comment in the Philanthropy News Digest’s blog.
MTW expansion: We submitted comments on the need for transparency and civil rights monitoring in HUD’s growing public housing agency deregulation program.
Loving! Our board member Sheryll Cashin’s provocative new book Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy is getting a lot of deserved attention – see her recent NY Times op-ed, and this great interview on NPR’s Fresh Air. Professor Cashin will also be reading at Busboys and Poets (DC) this coming Monday at 6:30.
New from the Civil Rights Project: Choices Worth Making: Creating, Sustaining and Expanding Diverse Magnet Schools, by Jenn Ayscue, Rachel Levy, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, and Brian Woodward.
LIHTC progress in New Jersey: A new report from New Jersey Future, Assessment of the New Jersey Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program, shows how strategic changes in the way the state allocates tax credits have meant a significant increase in the number of new affordable housing projects located in areas that offer greater economic opportunity for low income families.