Fair Share Housing Center


NJ and The Beloved Community

Posted by Kevin Walsh on January 18th 2010

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a vision of The Beloved Community. It consisted of a society of active acceptance and love between people of different racial and economic backgrounds. New Jersey has made small steps towards this vision through the implementation of the Mount Laurel doctrine. On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and on the eve of a new administration in New Jersey, Fair Share Housing Center’s Chair and Vice-Chair, Ronald B. Evans and Colandus “Kelly” Francis, reflect on Dr. King’s Beloved Community, the importance of the Mount Laurel doctrine and Governor-elect Chris Christie’s potentially devastating plans to “gut” the Council on Affordable Housing.

You can read their op-ed on nj.com by clicking here.