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More Jobs Where Tax Breaks

Worcester NAACP seeks more women, more minorities on job sites when tax breaks are issued

WORCESTER –€” The Worcester NAACP has entered the debate about the city’s proposed policy for TIFs –€” so called tax increment finance deals given to companies to incentivize new development. The deals, which are often decades long tax breaks on new construction, have been routinely criticized by the Worcester Community-Labor Council (WCLC), a coalition made up of members of organized labor and community groups for what they give away.

Selecting A Police Chief

NAACP President Berates County, Process for Police Chief Selection

Rick Turner, president of the Charlottesville Albemarle NAACP, says he’s “livid.” Turner says he walked out of a meeting to interview Albemarle County police chief candidates because all of them were white. “They invited me to be a part of this racist cover-up, and that’s what it was,” Turner said.