Civil Rights Richmond: Housing Discrimination & Redlining Virtual Program


Right now, Richmond has 1,000 fewer affordable homes than we need to house our citizens this year. In this virtual programs, students will explore how the housing crisis emerged by analyzing primary source documents that look at housing discrimination in Richmond’s past in practice, policy and law. Look at Richmond’s redlining map from the 1930s and make connections from the past to current issues within our city.  

Program Type: school program
Grade(s): 12, 11, 10, 9
SOL(s): USII.1, USII.4, USII.6, VS.1, VS.8, VUS.1, VUS.8, VUS.10, VUS.14, GOVT.1, GOVT.9