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Blog Archive : December 1994

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1994

CLC sues HUD and CHA, Alleging Underrepresentation of Latinos in Public Housing

On behalf of a group of Latino individuals and housing organizations, the Committee has brought a major class action housing discrimination suit against HUD and CHA, alleging the severe underrepresentation of Latinos in public housing programs.

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1994

CLC Champions Early Childhood Intervention for Children with Disabilities

In a statewide class action, Marie O. v. State Board of Education, plaintiffs allege that Illinois has failed to meet its obligations to provide early childhood intervention for children with disabilities. The court's 1996 order required defendants to inform families of their rights under the Act, eliminate the waiting lists for services, and required a court-appointed monitor.