In this short interview, a woman named Santeya tells her story. After reporting a case of domestic violence to the police, Santeya’s house was searched by CAT officers without her consent. Despite her legibility to reside in Section 8 housing, officers sent her an eviction notice on the grounds of having an unauthorized second resident in her house. Her status as a victim of domestic violence was completely ignored.
This report, featuring co-founder Professor Luke Harris, explores structural inequality in the town of Camden, New Jersey. It addresses drug use, violence, poverty and employment, particularly for young children and adults. Original Airdate: January 26, 2007
This report from Camden, New Jersey, features co-founder Professor Luke Harris, amongst other academics and scholars, on the topic of affirmative action and structural discrimination. In a town where the drug rate is twice the national rate, obstacles such as violence, poverty and unemployment pose problems for children as young as Ivan, and seniors in high school such as Billy. What is the difference between Camden, dry of resources, and the neighboring town of Moorestown? What challenges face children growing up in a town where 1 in 6 individuals live in poverty?