Day of Action
Join us on October 10 for a Day of Action to #FightForHousingJustice and oppose the Trump Administration's proposal to undercut core anti-discrimination protections in housing.
Here are some ways you can get involved:
Need inspiration for your Day of Action activities? A few suggestions --
Check out this webinar from the American Bar Association, "Rolling Back Disparate Impact and the Repercussions for Civil Rights," to learn more about why the proposed rule is so harmful.
Watch this short video by Matt Warren of Western Center on Law & Poverty in which Matt provides his perspective on why disparate impact is important to him as a housing advocate.
Read this San Francisco Chronicle Op-Ed by Eva Paterson, Equal Justice Society President and Co-Founder: Open Forum: Stand up to Trump’s attempt to gut the Fair Housing Act.
Visit the Fight For Housing Justice Resources page for more information on HUD's proposal.
Host a commenting party
We encourage advocates, tenants, and other community members to generate as many unique comments by holding commenting parties in your communities. Check out our Commenting Party Toolkit. Our Resources page has information you may find useful in crafting your comments.
Make sure your friends and family know about the HUD proposal, and why it's bad for advancing fair housing aims. Encourage them to submit a comment opposing HUD's proposal. Use social media hashtags such as #FightForHousingJustice, #DefendCivilRights, and #DisparateImpact throughout the day.
ANd of course, submit a Comment!
The comment deadline, October 18th, is fast approaching. Submit your comment today!