Lee's Stories

Opinion
Acknowledgment is a much-needed first step — but it's only the beginning. For people of color to experience a greater sense of equity, inclusion and justice in diversity work, these steps are vital
Jul 16
Opinion
This year, the federal government has taken steps to recommit to fair housing, but what can be done locally? Here's what this Wisconsin firm is doing to help would-be homebuyers overcome barriers to homeownership
Jun 18
Opinion
Restorative, anti-racist education does not replicate harm and dehumanization through excessive isolation and dismissive practices. Rather, it supports transformative, authentic change so that fair housing is truly realized by all
May 31
Opinion
In the first of its kind, Evanston, Illinois, has created a reparations program that seeks to begin the process of redressing harm from the housing industry. Let's talk about reparations and Evanston's groundbreaking initiative
Mar 31
Modern research confirms diversity promotes and correlates with business success rather than scarcity — and one real estate company is pushing to make this a reality through its mentorship program. Here's how
Mar 24
Opinion
Although some associations attempt to advocate marginalized voices, the stated intent is often far from the actual impact. Speaking up to seek accountability for authentic justice, equity, diversity and inclusion is what this moment requires from us all
Feb 25
Opinion
Although some associations attempt to be a beacon of belonging, if you whip out a magnifying glass, it is glaringly obvious that these diversity and inclusion councils are in name only. Here are the ramifications of that
Feb 25
Opinion
Impact is greater than intentions. The solution then is not solely to be a well-meaning real estate professional but an actively antiracist one. Here are a few resources to help you
Feb 10