In a Letter-To-The-Editor published in The New York Times titled "Race and Voting Rights," Ryan P. Haygood, the Director of LDF's Political Participation group sets the record straight:
To the Editor:
Update 7/21/2014: Detroit has imposed a 15-day moratorium on water shut-offs -- but it's not enough. The financial aid program for Detroit's neediest people must be reformed.
July 15, 2014
LDF, along with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), strongly urge Westchester County to comply with a consent decree in which the county agreed to take specific actions to eradicate housing discrimination and expand equal housing opportunity within its boundaries.