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Agreement Reached in Ongoing Efforts to Integrate Schools in Hartford, Connecticut

2/27/2015 | Defending Targets of Discrimination, Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org HARTFORD, Conn. — A Superior Court judge has approved an agreement mandating the state of Connecticut and city of Hartford implement new initiatives aimed at eradicating the racial and ethnic segregation faced by Hartford students. The plan, which stems from the landmark Connecticut school desegregation case Sheff v. O’Neill, builds upon previous agreements that resulted in half of Hartford students attending high-quality, integrated schools. More

Federal Court Approves Settlement Requiring Warren, Mich. Give Atheists Equal Access to City Hall

2/23/2015 | The Public Square

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org More

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Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project

Racial Equality, Womens' Rights

1/20/2015 - Whether housing policies that have a disproportionate impact on racial minorities and women violate the anti-discrimination provision of the federal Fair Housing Act.

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