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East Portland residents mobilize to prevent gentrification
East Portland community leaders are working on an anti-gentrification strategy for Portland east of 82nd Avenue.
East Portland Action Plan leaders will roll out their Involuntary Displacement Prevention Action Tool-Kit for East Portland on Saturday, Aug. 29, at David Douglas High School, 1001 S.E. 135th Ave, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Free lunch and childcare will be provided.
Presenters include Justin Buri, executive director of the Community Alliance of Tenants, tenant organizer Cristina Palacios and Metro Councilor Sam Chase.
Participants will gather into three groups to frame recommendations for Civic Engagement, Economic Development and Housing work.