Lawrence city commissioners are considering an ordinance that would secure anti-discrimination protections for people with textured hair, and organizers are urging the community to support its deeper meaning.
Lawrence’s Human Relations Commission on Thursday voted to ask city legal staff to draft an ordinance to implement the CROWN Act, a law that bans race-based hair discrimination. They also said goodbye to Commissioner Kay Emerson.
Lawrence’s Human Relations Commission on Thursday voiced support for the city to adopt a version of the CROWN Act, a law that blocks race-based hair discrimination.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday delayed final action again on an ordinance change that would no longer allow landlords to deny someone housing based solely on their source of income.
Proposed changes to city codes could open literal doors to many Lawrence community members in need of housing if a city advisory board’s recommendations become law.
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