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Federal Appeals Court to Hear Police Diversity Case →

Employment, Police Accountability, Racial Justice
FEDERAL APPEALS COURT TO HEAR ARGUMENTS IN POLICE DIVERSITY CASE Boston, MA – A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in a case of far-reaching importance concerning diversity in police forces throughout Massachusetts.  In Lopez v. Lawrence, Black and Latino police officers are challenging an examination used by...

Greater Transparency Needed from Police →

Police Accountability
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice is encouraged by Boston Police Department's reaction to a fatal shooting in Roxbury. However, police must continue to be transparent with communities. Deputy Director Rahsaan Hall was quoted in a WBUR article advocating for a conversation between police and the communities...

Celebrating Black History Month With Mass. Housing →

Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency began as an independent public authority in 1966 charged by the Legislature to increase access to affordable housing in the Commonwealth. Since then they have gone on to receive numerous awards from the National Council of State Housing Agencies, as well as an A+ credit  rating...