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At the end of 2021, after more than a decade of advocacy by housing activists supported by LAJC, Charlottesville’s City Council passed a new comprehensive plan that will increase density citywide (with protections for several historically Black neighborhoods) by calling for the abolition of the use of exclusionary and racist single-family zoning. 

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February 25, 2023

General Assembly Update – End of Session

Saturday, February 25th, marked what is known as “Sine Die” at the Virginia General Assembly, the final day of the 2023 regular session. Thousands of bills were heard and debated during the 46 days of session. LAJC’s team worked tirelessly to prevent the rollback of rights for our communities and to push for progress during […]

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