The idea that we fundamentally have more things in common than we have differences; that it is important to cross borders of race, ethnicity, class, and geography; that no neighborhood is the preserve of any one racial, ethnic, or religious group; and that all forms of illegal discrimination must be fought, wherever and whenever they manifest themselves. Once upon a time, it was called the Civil Rights Movement.
March 26, 2013 — HUD caused a stir yesterday by sending a letter to Westchester threatening to permanently reallocate away from the county the fiscal year 2011 funds that the agency had previously...view
July 21, 2012 — The Consent Decree unmistakably contemplates that all housing developed under the Decree will be developed pursuant to an Implementation Plan (IP) that sets forth with specificity how...view
July 31, 2013 — Four years after the entry of the Consent Decree that the Monitor is supposed to have been overseeing, four years after Westchester had the mandatory obligation imposed upon it to...view
Aug. 6, 2013 — Exhibit 2 to the Monitor’s report on zoning (“summary charts of municipal zoning data”) is now available (see this link). These charts, along with the report itself, underline how the...view
April 17, 2014 — ADC has just issued a report entitled “Cheating On Every Level: Anatomy of the Demise of a Civil Rights Consent Decree.” The report documents Westchester County’s ongoing violations...view