On April 11, 1968, seven days after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law. This seminal piece of civil rights legislation was a direct response to the demands of civils rights leaders across our country and marked the beginning of housing choice for all families, regardless of their […]
Purpose: Petaluma People Services Center (PPSC) is seeking part-time (20 hours) Bilingual Spanish-English Marriage and Family Therapists or Social Worker Interns to work in our Counseling/Prevention department. A staff therapist/intern or trainee is responsible for providing individual, family and group services. Bilingual Spanish required. Under the Director of Counseling and Prevention, staff therapist is also responsible for coordinating case management […]
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt to narrow the scope of the Fair Housing Act, one of the nation’s most important civil rights laws.
In the 5-4 vote, the “court acknowledges the Fair Housing Act’s continuing role in moving the nation toward a more integrated society,” the court wrote. The ruling said a housing discrimination case can […]