Connections: Discussing the impact of racially restrictive covenants in Monroe County
A new report from researchers at Yale shows how racial covenants and racist agreements in property deeds have created segregation in Monroe County.
Our guests discuss the history of those covenants, the impact they've had on communities, and how to undo their effects. Our guests:
- Conor Dwyer Reynolds, clinical lecturer in law at Yale Law School
- Kevin Beckford, member of the Pittsford Town Board
- Shane Wiegand, board member for City Roots Community Land Trust
Note: Here are some resources the guests recommend for more information on this subject: