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Mercatus is an online platform that highlights local small business owners of color. Learn more
Business & workforce equity data is now available online. Learn more.  
Broadway Corridor RFQ marks a significant step forward. Learn more.
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Community Livability Grants invest $1.7 million across Portland. About the CLG Program

Challenge: The growing income and asset disparity between white people and people of color
Solution: Collaborate to grow jobs and increase assets among communities of color

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The percentage of people of color living in poverty is more than twice that of the white population (25% v 12%)
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Value of investment made in local procurement by Enterprise Zone companies (2016)

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Prosper Portland connects people and resources to build an equitable economy
by growing family-wage jobs, advancing opportunities for prosperity, collaborating with partners for an equitable city, and creating vibrant neighborhoods and communities.

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Social Equity

Prosper Portland is focused on harnessing and expanding our tools for job creation, place-making and economic opportunity to achieve widely shared prosperity among all residents of Portland.

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Audit Response from Executive Director Kimberly Branam and Mayor Ted Wheeler

November 29, 2017|Categories: Stories|

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