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How the legacy of redlining, housing segregation impacts housing today
How the legacy of redlining, housing segregation impacts today's housing crisis

Richard Rothstein shares findings from his book "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America." With an eye to how the structural conditions established by 20th-century federal policy endure to this day, Rothstein explores the legacy of discriminatory practices. Following his talk, Rothstein joins a panel of local experts to discuss how both the history of colonization and the history of redlining manifest in Seattle's housing crisis, as well as considering both current and proposed housing policies. Presented by Town Hall Seattle and Housing Development Consortium of Seattle-King County.


Colleen Echohawk, Chief Seattle Club

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, City of Seattle

Councilmember Claudia Balducci, King County

Michael Brown, Seattle Foundation

Richard Rothstein, Author

Patience Malaba, Housing Development Consortium

Legacy Awards: Dr. Estell Williams, Edwin Lindo