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Diversity Strategies for Successful Schools

Download or View The Full Report On June 12, 1978, the Ohio State Board of Education adopted a “Resolution on Equal Educational Opportunities.” In the Resolution, the State Board directed the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) to prepare an assessment instrument for identifying discriminatory practices that effect racial balance within schools, and to prepare a … Continue reading »

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2011Opportunity Communities

Opportunity & Mapping Analysis for White Center, WA

Download or View The Full Report Equitable neighborhood revitalization aims to create healthy, successful communities of opportunity. Communities of opportunity are those that provide access to high quality education, a healthy and safe environment, sustainable employment, political empowerment, affordable transit, and outlets for wealth building, including sustainable, affordable homeownership. Access to these opportunities in our … Continue reading »

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2011Fair Credit/Fair Housing

Building Housing and Credit Opportunity for All: A Civil Rights Response to “Reforming America’s Housing Finance Market: A Report to Congress”

Download or View The Full Report Aspiring homeowners must have access to sustainable mortgage products for aspiring homeowners and Americans must “have choices in housing that makes sense for them and for their families.” Regulatory oversight, consumer protection, access to information, transparency of markets, and accountability in the housing finance market must be strengthened. Many … Continue reading »

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2011Opportunity Communities

Black Girls in Franklin County, Ohio: Progress, Power and Possibility

Download or View The Full Report In an era when race and gender are at the forefront of American discourse, less attention is focused on these intersections as they pertain to youth. African-American girls, in particular, are often overlooked in these conversations. Little is known about the lives of African-American girls as evidenced by the … Continue reading »

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2011Opportunity Communities

The African American Agenda: A Path to Transformative Change

Download or View The Full Report Changing the Status Quo: The African American Leadership Forum People of color, particularly African Americans, are often isolated from access to the critical resources we all need to create healthy, thriving communities, families, and individuals. This can mean a lack of high-quality educational opportunities, stable housing, sustainable employment, preventative … Continue reading »

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