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Nonprofit group launches campaign against Baltimore housing chief

Nonprofit group launches campaign against Baltimore housing chief

A fledgling women's rights group that used mobile billboards, an online petition and Facebook advertisements to push for the ouster of Baltimore Housing Commissioner Paul T. Graziano says it plans to continue the campaign, which grew from a sex-for-repairs scheme at public housing complexes.

Ultra Violet's chief campaigns officer, Karin Roland, said the group will use advertising, events and "other creative tactics" to goad Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to fire Graziano. She said the campaign also is intended to highlight systemic abuses of women.

"The city and Paul Graziano turned their backs on the most vulnerable women," said Roland, who is based in...

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