Capitol Correspondence - 03.12.18

HUD Removes Inclusivity / Anti-Discrimination References from Its Mission Statement

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According to Newsweek:

“[U.S. Department of] Housing and Urban Development [HUD] Secretary Ben Carson is reportedly changing his agency’s mission statement, removing anti-discrimination language and promises to Americans of “inclusive communities. According to an internal March 5 memo to staff, Amy Thompson, the department’s assistant secretary for public affairs, said the change was ‘an effort to align HUD’s mission with the Secretary’s priorities and that of the Administration,’ which was first reported by HuffPost.

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