Understanding Redlining: Its History & Systemic Impact in Dayton and Beyond
with Myla Cardona-Jones, J.D., P ’29
Redlining, a discriminatory practice in the 20th century, systematically denied financial services and opportunities to certain communities, primarily along racial lines. This historic practice has had far-reaching impacts on housing, wealth accumulation, and community development, thereby perpetuating systemic inequality across the United States. Please join Myla Cardona-Jones P ’29 for an evening of interactive discussion that will walk you through the before, during, and aftermath of redlining, with an emphasis on Dayton, Ohio.
This event is free and open to the public. It will take place at the Stuart & Mimi Rose Theater on the campus of the The Miami Valley School.
About The Speaker
Myla Cardona-Jones, J.D., is the CEO of the Brunner Literacy Center in Trotwood, OH, which provides adult education services including reading, writing, mathematics, English Language Learning (ELL), and continuing education. In addition to her work at the Brunner Literacy Center, Myla is an adjunct professor in Sinclair College’s Advanced Job Training (AJT) program, which serves 28 Ohio prisons and six juvenile facilities. Myla presents both locally and nationally on topics of race, bias, equity, ethics, and understanding your rights. Through Brunner Literacy Center, she is currently teaching two free courses open to the community, titled “Race and the Law, Parts I and II.”