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Portland Metro Moves Forward with Racial Equity

In a short but powerful meeting on June 23, elected Metro Council members unanimously approved Metro’s first-ever Strategic Plan to Advance Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. This was a major milestone in Metro’s path to put racial equity at the forefront of all of the agency’s services, plans, policies and procedures.



The Strategic Plan includes five long term goals: convene and support regional partners to advance racial equity, make Metro’s services more welcoming for people of color, hire and retain a more racially diverse workforce, engage communities of color more meaningfully and effectively, and allocate resources to advance racial equity. The Strategic Plan also includes a tool to infuse racial equity into decision-making at the project level and a robust plan for participatory implementation and evaluation.

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WATCH: Achieving Equity with Results-Based Accountability Webinar

If you missed our recent webinar, “Achieving Equity with Results-Based Accountability,” you’re in luck! We recorded the webinar and it is available for you to view on-line.



The webinar focused on how to use the framework and tools of Results-Based Accountability to achieve greater equity through the power of disaggregating data to discover the true picture of racial equity in a community and how to develop the broad range of strategies required to address those most impacted as part of an overall community strategy to improve lives.

Dan Duncan from Clear Impact and Simran Noor from Center for Social Inclusion, provided an overview of the Results-Based Accountability framework and highlighted stories of success from the Government Alliance on Racial Equity (GARE).

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Champions of Change on Climate Equity

 

Congratulations to the City of Portland’s Desiree
Williams-Rajee (top) and City of Baltimore's Kristin Baja (bottom) who were honored by the White House for their work on climate equity.

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