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Commentary: Proposed bills in Texas attack local communities
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Texans are witnessing one of the most extreme, authoritarian and discriminatory legislative sessions in years. Bills moving through the Legislature would make Texas law dramatically more anti-immigrant; radically reduce the power of local governments, courts and prosecutors; diminish, criminalize and encourage interference with voting rights; and even impose extreme authoritarian views about what can be […]

Growing Houston Innovation Hub Announces New Workforce Partnership

Houston’s The Ion announced this week that it will partner with New York-based Per Scholas as its new workforce development partner. The partnership is part of the Ion District’s Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) that was approved by Houston City Council in late 2021. The $15.3 million agreement aimed to ensure that the 12-block innovation hub developed by […]

National Media

National Urban League, Wells Fargo Confront Black Housing Challenges With ‘Home Appraisal Initiative’

According to a recent report on housing by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), the gap between Black and white homeownership is widening. However, NAREB’s 2022 State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) Report offers solutions, including one being enacted by a collaboration between the National Urban League (NUL) and Wells Fargo. Click […]

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