Income Segregation

Trending Segregation in America

Fund for an Open Society (parent organization to Open Communities and Planting Seeds of Hope), is not-for-profit group focused on creating and sustaining integrated communities. To understand our mission statement, one must recognize that communities in America are still very segregated (by race, income and a variety of other demographics). As a company we must help shed light…

Web Updates Continue

Our website updates continue so that we can make this page one source for every integrationist’s needs including: A place to get tips and tools on how to foster integration and nurture cohesion among different racial, socioeconomic, foreign born, or other diverse groups. A place to share your story of integration or community cohesion with…

Kirp’s Much Needed Description of School Integration

David Kirp of University of California Berkeley has issued a wonderful article on the ‘one tool that has been shown to work’ – ‘school desegregation.’ Among other positives, Integrating schools is the most potent mechanism to close the achievement gap while providing a great school experience for all students, increasing their odds for successful adult lives.

Fair Share Housing Creates Integration

We’ll return to this issue in more detail in future – we just wanted highlight that we’ve been doing outreach for our partners Fair Share Housing Center . The principle of Fair Share Affordable Housing is a critical piece to creating fertile grounds for integration. Fair share housing is part of the unfinished business of…