PEG Exclusive: New rule will undercut Fair Housing regulations

The Fair Housing Act (FHA) was ratified in 1968 to ensure marginalized and minority communities have equal opportunity access to safe, stable housing. It has been the strongest protection against unjustified and discriminatory housing practices, both overt and covert. In the fifty years since the FHA was enacted, exclusionary housing policies may be more difficult to distinguish, but sadly are still in effect.

RAC of Ann Arbor holding sign at 2019 Consultation on Conscience Conference

SPECIAL: Consultation on Conscience Recap

A delegation from Ann Arbor’s Temple Beth Emeth traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism’s 2019 Consultation on Conscience. This 3-day conference attracted over 1,000 Jewish leaders from across the country and addressed social justice issues including immigration, criminal justice reform, gun violence, reproductive justice, and the rise of anti-Semitism and white supremacy.

The Equality Act | Human Rights Campaign

What is the #EqualityAct? 🏳️‍🌈 "The Equality Act would amend existing civil rights law—including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Jury Selection and Services Act, and several laws regarding employment with the federal government—to explicitly include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected characteristics. The…

House Passes Paycheck Fairness Act to Raise Women’s Wages in Michigan, Acro…

Thank you Rep. Dingell and every other Representative who voted for the Paycheck Fairness Act. This Act holds employers accountable for discriminatory behavior and helps workers in their ability to challenge pay discrimination. #equality #equalpay House Passes Paycheck Fairness Act to Raise Women’s Wages in Michigan, Across the Country WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House…