Low-wage mothers who want to become suburban moms

Move to PROSPER deals with long term structural barriers to low-wage families living in opportunity neighborhoods.  For black families, it also overcomes structure racism that arises out of the history of racial zoning and mortgage lending that laid the foundations for our current regional housing and racial residence patterns.  See this story in the American Prospect–Low-wage mothers of color who want to become suburban moms.

Bias in Algorithms

I’ve been reading and watching lots of pieces on implicit bias, racial discrimination and responses.  I’m going to start sharing them here.

If you’ve wondered what implicit bias has to do with STEM, watch this Ted Talk about biased algorithms and their spread.

Or wrongly accused due to facial recognition NYT Podcast.



From the MacArthur Foundation:  Renters will become more cost burdened over The next decade

In Projecting Trends in Severely Cost-Burdened Renters: 2015–2025, the Joint Center for Housing Studies and Enterprise Community Partners project that the share of renters spending more than 50 percent of their income on housing will rise by at least 11 percent by 2025. The demographic groups most affected would be seniors, Hispanics, and single-person households.

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