Author: SHAC

Redlining and Structural Racism

Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters Conversations surrounding structural racism and the Black Lives Matter movement extend far beyond police brutality (though, those conversations are of course important). Redlining and other segregation policies are another form of structural (or systemic) racism—racially-coded disparities in access to power, opportunities, and associated outcomes within a system of social institutions. As Angela Davis…
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SHAC and Racial Justice

We stand with Black Lives Matter, though just a statement is not nearly enough. SHAC is committed to incorporating the fight against systemic racism and inequality into the fabric of our organization. We aim to (i) ensure that our projects fully consider their social impacts by addressing housing insecurity in the Bay Area, (ii) raise…
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Introducing SHAC!

It’s summer, you know what that means… Organizational changes! No? Just me? Okay…  You may have noticed our brand new website, social media handles, and team members; and so, without further ado, allow me to introduce Sustainable Housing at California, or SHAC.  SHAC is a new student-led organization that combines the previously-established THIMBY (Tiny House…
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