Councilwoman Jacque Robinson Attends Foreclosure Academy

PASADENA – City Councilwoman Jacque Robinson will attend a special three-day academy in Baltimore, Md., to discuss solutions to the foreclosure crisis and create a plan for promoting neighborhood stabilization in Pasadena, city officials announced Tuesday.The Policy Academy on Foreclosure and Neighborhood Stabilization is being sponsored Thursday through Sunday by the Young Elected Officials Network; Robinson will join participants nationwide to study the origins of the foreclosure crisis, discuss solutions and tour Baltimore neighborhoods where stabilization efforts are underway.

Foreclosure are happening at a “disproportionate rate in communities of color, even here in Pasadena,” Robinson said in a statement Tuesday, adding that she hoped to being back ideas to help Pasadena homeowners and families in a tough economy.

The academy will include meetings with economists, legal scholars, consumer advocates, public policy academics and leading policy professionals, officials said. For more information about the academy visit

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