The Fair Housing App: the Newest Tool for Community Service Leaders
Posted by Jossie Flor Sapunar on 03/21/2013 @ 01:14 PM
Latinos, especially newcomers, continue to face housing discrimination. It is often not reported in part because discrimination victims do not know it has occurred or that what they have faced actually violates the Fair Housing Act.
This app puts into the hands of LULAC council members all the information they need and can pass on to others in the community on their rights against housing discrimination and the housing providers' responsibility under the Fair Housing Act and enables them to file a discrimination complaint from their IPhone.
HUD, LULAC, and community based organizations have participated in community forums in places like North Carolina, Georgia, Nebraska, and Virginia where many newcomers live, and HUD has brought significant housing discrimination cases on behalf of Latino victims of English-Only policies and illegal limitations on renting or buying.
We know community members turn to local LULAC council leaders for advice and help. This app helps LULAC helps community members in need.
Immigration Reform is an American Issue: Blog Carnival
Posted on 02/13/2013 @ 04:02 PM
Published at the LULAC Legislative Conference and Awards Gala, this blog carnival coalesces diverse organizations into a united voice that reflects what this country has long known: America needs immigration reform.
Now is the time to fix our nation’s broken immigration system, which denies a pathway to citizenship, rips families apart,and backlogs millions of immigrant applicants. The participating organizations and think tanks offer different facets that all uphold the eternal truth: immigration reform is an American issue. It is at the core of our society and affects every aspect of our country's well-being.
Click on the links below to read blogs.
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