Landmark Reparations Proposal Approved By City Council

Evanston City Council members approved a landmark reparations resolution on March 22, setting in motion housing assistance for eligible Black residents to redress some of the injustices they suffered over a half century of discriminatory practices. In an 8-1 vote, aldermen approved the resolution in support of a restorative housing program, which is the first initiative developed by the Council’s Reparations Subcommittee and is believed the first of its kind in the country. The group focused on […]

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