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As you may have heard, the US Senate recently passed a resolution to make June 19 a federal holiday. Juneteenth is the first federal holiday established since Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983 and becomes the eleventh federal holiday recognized by the US federal government. According to Merriam-Webster, Juneteenth is a holiday observing the day that belated word of the...

Attain Housing's staff-led social justice discussion continued last week with a Talks at Google interview with Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones. Hannah-Jones created the 1619 Project for the New York Times, which sought to map out the full picture of the historical and systemic consequences of slavery 400 years after the first slave ship landed on North American soil....

"It's Been a Minute" featuring Tracee Ellis Ross Link For last week's staff-led discussion on social justice education, we listened to an episode of the "It's Been a Minute" NPR podcast, hosted by Sam Sanders. Sanders is a journalist who previously covered elections for NPR before launching his show, which each week features one news round-up episode and one deep dive interview...

Attain Housing provides transitional housing, case management services, and rent assistance services to all vulnerable families with dependent children who are either experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of losing their housing due to hardships. Due to the historical and current systemic inequalities that exist within this country's governing, financial, law enforcement, and employment systems, the majority of people seeking our...

Hello and happy #Juneteenth to all! According to Merriam-Webster, Juneteenth is a holiday meant to observe the day that belated word of the Emancipation Proclamation, passed in 1865, finally reached Black slaves in Texas in 1890. We believe it's an important day to observe because it's a vital reminder of the historical and systemic inequalities that Black people have faced in the...