Mayor's Social Justice Task Force Aims to Be Catalyst for Change
Furdell, Phyllis, Nation's Cities Weekly
In response to NLC's March 2000 Campaign to Promote Racial Justice, more than 225 cities took steps to create urban environments within which all individuals would feel respected and valued. In this series of articles, NLC looks at some of these cities two years later, to give them an opportunity to share their accomplishments and ongoing efforts to reduce racism and promote racial justice in their cities.
In Auburn, N.Y., a city of 30,000, NLC's Campaign to Promote Racial Justice was the catalyst for the formation of its Social Justice Task Force, convened in January 2001 by the Auburn City Council. The formation of the Social Justice Task Force was preceded by a public …
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Publication information: Article title: Mayor's Social Justice Task Force Aims to Be Catalyst for Change. Contributors: Furdell, Phyllis - Author. Magazine title: Nation's Cities Weekly. Volume: 25. Issue: 25 Publication date: June 24, 2002. Page number: 1+. © 2009 National League of Cities. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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