Fighting Sexual Harassment of Women Seeking Housing Women seeking or living in rental housing have the right to feel safe in their homes and to live free from sexual harassment. The Division challenged discriminatory hiring practices in the New York City Fire Department, winning monetary damages and jobs for people who applied to work as firefighters and experienced discrimination because of their race or national origin. The Division also found that the test Arizona was using to determine if students were proficient in English identified tens of thousands of ELL students as proficient even though they lacked sufficient proficiency in reading or writing English. And once you were steered into a subprime loan, you likely paid tens of thousands of dollars more for your loan than similarly-qualified white borrowers, while being subject to additional penalties and an increased risk of credit problems, default, and foreclosure. Most of these students were born here; others come from all over the world. Just seven months after successfully resolving the Countrywide case, the Division settled a similar case against Wells Fargo Bank — the largest residential home mortgage lender in the United States — alleging that the bank engaged in a nationwide pattern or practice of discrimination in its residential lending activities from to But the experience can be particularly difficult for LGBT students, who often struggle to make sense of their identities, lack support from family and friends, and encounter negative messaging about LGBT people at school and in their community. I did things to make myself much more gay: The largest monetary settlement the Division has ever secured to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act. As this report documents, however, these clubs continue to encounter obstacles from some school administrators that make it difficult for them to form and operate. While the primary goal of the first agreement was to secure immediate relief for the 8, ELLs who had no services at all, the second agreement was designed to provide all ELL students with high quality services delivered by qualified teachers. The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with our argument, holding that the district court should have considered the percentage of local minority households that could afford the planned new homes, analyzed whether the planned development would have a disproportionate effect on nonwhite families, and considered whether the township could find less discriminatory alternatives to its redevelopment plan. Only partly male, regardless of sex assigned at birth. The Division worked with the school district, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, local advocacy organizations, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, students, and the community in an extensive investigation of the school district's policies and practices regarding student-on-student harassment.