In January 2017, a $4 million reparations, or equity, package is presented to Charlottesville City Council and passes unanimously.

$950,000 to the African American Heritage Center, $250,000 to build onto one of the parks in the African-American community, $2.5 million to public housing redevelopment, $50,000 annually for anyone who lives in public housing to get free GED training, another $50,000 to anyone who lives 80 percent below the annual median income (AMI) as well as scholarships to go to the local community college and the creation of the position of youth opportunity coordinator.

 

Reference: https://www.democracynow.org/2017/8/7/charlottesville_va_backs_reparations_fund_for

https://www.nlc.org/article/moving-forward-on-charlottesville

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