(USA) Portland. Racial equity in a development project

Meg Walker writes for Brookings: It’s been over a year since calls for anti-racist urban policies echoed in cities around the country. It was in this context—in the middle of a starkly inequitable pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests, and white supremacist counterprotests in Portland, Ore.—that a broad-based coalition of residents, activists, nonprofit leaders, public officials, and a private developer crafted an unprecedented community benefits agreement (CBA) for a 32-acre redevelopment project north of downtown.

read more: How a diverse coalition in Portland, Ore. is centering racial equity in a large-scale development project (