Wednesday, October 5, 2011

City council candidates wade into area's race issues

05 October 2011

By: Graham Moomaw
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA)

"Independents Scott Bandy and Brandon Collins were asked how the city could better engage its growing Hispanic population .... Collins, a restaurant worker and self-described socialist, said engaging Hispanics has been a big part of his activism locally and around the state, and suggested the city should do more to make sure Hispanic residents don't feel like 'outsiders.' 'I think if we can make Charlottesville a place where all documented and undocumented immigrants feel comfortable, that's going to go a long way toward their feeling included in our society,' Collins said...."

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