The League of Women Voters of Arlington (LWVA) is partnering with Challenging Racism, an Arlington nonprofit, and Virginia Humanities, to present an interactive program on the Federal Housing Administration’s mid-20th century use of redlining to prevent loans to Black people in selected areas.
Using local maps and stories, Challenging Racism will show how these practices affected Arlington by locking in segregated housing and influencing housing patterns today. Attendees will have opportunities for questions, discussion and reflection. Resources for follow-up reading and discussion will be provided.
The LWVA offers an opportunity to learn about this topic and advocate the issues that remain. You can help us change the trajectory of housing policy in Arlington.