Register for #CitiesResist: Three Communities Implementing HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Commitment Webinar! 
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[Webinar] #CitiesResist: Three Communities Implementing HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Commitment

When: Thursday, April 20 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. PT/1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET

Join us for the next webinar in our #CitiesResist series, produced in partnership with the PolicyLink. HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, released in 2015, is a critical equitable growth policy that provides spatial data and a planning process to ensure federal investments go towards ensuring all people can live in communities of opportunity—regardless of race/ethnicity, physical ability, or family status.

Learn about the status of the policy from national expert Harriet Tregoning, who oversaw the implementation of the AFFH rule while at HUD, and hear from practitioners and advocates in Philadelphia, Kansas City, and Wilmington who have already implemented the AFFH rule. Register here to learn how you can use the AFFH rule to build a stronger, more inclusive city.


GARE Welcomes New Member Dakota County, Minnesota!

Dakota County plays a vital role in supporting the success, health, safety and quality of life for all residents. Their goal is a community where everyone can thrive. As a government agency, they acknowledge that this has not always been true. Historically, more often than not, consciously or unconsciously, policies have benefited white communities while limiting opportunities and outcomes for communities of color.

Dakota County started their intentional work towards racial equity in 2017 and is participating in the 2017 Minnesota Advancing Racial Equity cohort.

Read their full bio here

For more information about GARE, click here

The People Behind the Movement


Kevin Frazell


Driven by a lifelong passion for Justice, fairness, and equality, Kevin has dedicated most of his life to addressing Racial Justice Issues. Currently, he is the Director of Member Services for the League of MInnetosa Cities and works on a broad range of things that meet members’ immediate needs, like training and conferences, but also policy analysis and outreach.

Click here to read his full bio

 GARE Webinar Highlights

Equitable Development as a Tool to Advance Racial Equity
On February 15th, 2017, GARE hosted a webinar about equitable development to highlight what GARE members are doing to advance equitable development in their jurisdictions.

Click here for more information.

Actions Local Jurisdictions Can Take to Protect Immigrants and Refugees
On Friday, February 24th, the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) hosted a webinar featuring six jurisdictions that are committed to supporting local immigrant and refugee populations. We recognize there is not a single approach, and are pleased to be able to highlight a range of approaches, all of which are aimed at having a real impact in our communities. 

Click here for more information.

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