Pittsburgh City Council Passes CROWN Act, Providing Protection Against Hairstyle Discrimination – CBS Pittsburgh

Mayor Bill Peduto submitted the CROWN Act earlier this month, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair” Act.The bill will now go back to Peduto’s desk for his signature.Peduto’s motivation for introducing the bill was part of Pittsburgh’s Gender Equity Commission’s 2019 report that suggested the city is the most inequitable for Black women when it comes to personal, professional, housing and educational outcomes.

Source: Pittsburgh City Council Passes CROWN Act, Providing Protection Against Hairstyle Discrimination – CBS Pittsburgh