discrimination http://wamc.org en Joint Response Is Planned To Anti-Semitism Allegations In A HV School District http://wamc.org/post/joint-response-planned-anti-semitism-allegations-hv-school-district <p>A New York congressman and state attorney general are pledging to push for coordinated federal and state response to allegations of religious discrimination and bullying in a school district in the Hudson Valley.</p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 20:47:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 77454 at http://wamc.org Burlington Joins Initiative to Diminish Racism and Discrimination http://wamc.org/post/burlington-joins-initiative-diminish-racism-and-discrimination <p></p><p></p><p>Mayors across the country are commemorating the civil rights movement and the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama by adopting a 10 point Plan of Action to end racism and discrimination. Burlington, Vermont is among the cities stepping up to participate. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 73593 at http://wamc.org Burlington Joins Initiative to Diminish Racism and Discrimination Humor in the media; hurftul or helpful? http://wamc.org/post/humor-media-hurftul-or-helpful <p>Studies have shown that laughter is good for your health, but what about when it comes at the expense of others. Sat, 16 Mar 2013 16:50:00 +0000 Elise Linscott 59986 at http://wamc.org Humor in the media; hurftul or helpful? Conn. city agrees to settle U.S. discrimination case http://wamc.org/post/conn-city-agrees-settle-us-discrimination-case <p>The U.S. Justice Department has reached a proposed agreement with a Connecticut city to resolve allegations that police engaged in a pattern of discrimination against Latinos.</p><p>Federal officials said Tuesday that East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. has outlined plans that will lead to broad changes to the police department's policies and practices. Maturo is seeking approval from town officials to enter the binding agreement.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 50457 at http://wamc.org Conn. city agrees to settle U.S. discrimination case Housing Discrimination Complaints Rising http://wamc.org/post/housing-discrimination-complaints-rising <p><font size="2">Civil rights authorities say they&#39;ve seen a serious uptick in housing discrimination complaints in Massachusetts.&nbsp; Its further fall out from the foreclosure crisis.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:55:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 36783 at http://wamc.org Housing Discrimination Complaints Rising