The Washington Post provides an in-depth look at housing and community development in Washington, D.C. #TalkPoverty Read More »
CDP director Diane Glauber and counsel David Zisser co-authored chapter titled "Innovative Post-Disaster Community-Based Housing Strategies." Read More »
AnnouncementCDP Title Clearing Initiative restores title to 741 New Orleans Homeowners!
The total economic benefit to homeowners is just over $10 million dollars.
- September 24, 2013 Food stamp rise belies economic recovery CDP client Apples and Oranges Market mentioned in USA Today article commenting on the increased use of food stamps in the US. Read More »
- Aug 28 National Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Mississippi Affiliate Report Progress On Ninth Anniversary Of Katrina As the nation observes the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ) and the national Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers' Committee) continue their ongoing work-work that started immediately after the hurricane in September 2005 and continues to this day. The groups remain dedicated to ensuring that low income households get federal disaster funds for damage to their housing, that job benefits promised from the expansion of the Port of Gulfport are obtained, and that negative environmental impacts from this major economic development project not unfairly fall on them.
- Jul 29 Lawyers' Committee long-time client Rose Johnson receives Sierra Club Award for Environmental Justice
- Apr 29 Powerful Documentary Chronicling Struggle for Environmental Justice in the Mississippi Gulf Coast to Premiere on Tuesday, April 29