Government Accountability Project Asheville

Housing Authority shutting down Head Start

q RED: Things that seem problematic Asheville Housing Authority planning to shut down Head Start Programs at Lonnie D. Burton, Hillcrest, and Pisgah View In the 5/13/24 GAP Report, we expressed concern about plans to terminate the leases of three Head Start programs...

GAP Report for 5/13/24

Thanks to those who joined our special GAP Community Gathering Zoom meeting Wednesday, May 15th, at 5 pm. For those that missed it, you can watch the video here. The Community Reparations Commission met Monday, May 13th at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center Banquet...

Non-Discrimination Ordinances Seem Ineffective

q RED: Things that seem problematic Asheville and Buncombe County Non-Discrimination Ordinances In the 5/6/24 GAP Report, we highlighted the lack of any findings of discrimination in the three years since non-discrimination ordinances were passed by both the Asheville...

GAP Report for 5/6/24

The Community Reparations Commission meets online TONIGHT, Monday, May 6th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Meeting materials are available here. The meeting will be recorded and streamed at the City’s YouTube page. They will also meet next Monday, May 13th at the...

GAP News for 4/29/24

There are no meetings of the Asheville City Council or the Buncombe County Commission this week, and no new GAP Report for this week. We are tracking one positively resolved and two unresolved items. You can read the latest information, and see suggestions for actions...