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Each April we come together as a community and a nation to celebrate the anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act in 1968.

It is a time to recommit to that goal which inspired us in the aftermath of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination in 1968: to eliminate housing discrimination and create equal opportunity in every community.

Fundamentally, fair housing means that every person can live free. This means that our communities are open and welcoming, free from housing discrimination and hostility. But this also means that each one of us, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, and disability, has access to neighborhoods of opportunity, where our children can attend quality schools, our environment allows us to be healthy, and economic opportunities and self sufficiency can grow.

Our commitment to fair housing is a living commitment, one that reflects the needs of America today and prepares us for a future of true integration.

(This information was taken from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - HUD.gov website)

SENCA will be hosting an essay contest with the 8th grade class of HTRS Public Schools.  The winners of the essay contest will be announced at the end of the contest period.  SENCA will share the winning essay with local media as well as on the SENCA facebook page, www.facebook.com/Senca1 and on the website.