Confronting Diversity – Housing Policies for a Truly Inclusive Community
50 years after the passage of the Fair Housing Act, Arlington remains a highly segregated community. Although explicit racial discrimination in housing is no longer commonplace, the legacy of past discriminatory practices combined with today’s economic forces are limiting the opportunities for minorities to find a home in Arlington.
How have we gotten to this point, what are the implications, and what can be done to improve access, inclusion, and opportunity in our community?
Keynote Speaker: Senator Tim Kaine
Dr. Alfred Taylor Jr.
Kitty Clark Stevenson
Professor Michael Bader, American University (Download Presentation)
Richard Kahlenberg, The Century Foundation (Download Presentation)
Gustavo Velasquez, The Urban Institute Washington Area Research Initiative
Philip Tegeler, Poverty and Race Research Action Council (Download Presentation)
Jarrid Green, The Democracy Collaborative (Download Presentation)
Adele McClure, Office of Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax
Tania Bougebrayel, Arlington Young Democrats
Eric Brescia, Arlington County Housing Commission
The Honorable Christian Dorsey, Arlington County Board
Saul Reyes, BU-GATA