What does a school shooting in a suburb or a gang shooting in an inner-city neighborhood have in common? The area is over 90% one economic or racial group.
Violence against children is a fair housing issue.
“Among the many calls to action that the Newtown, CT school shootings prompts is a fresh look at social isolation.” says Open Communities Executive Director Gail Schecter in the Winnetka-Glencoe Patch.
“Newtown is virtually all white and affluent. The same was true of Columbine and Littleton, Colorado, the suburbs affected by the 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School.”Read the Full Artile >