Data Directions: Propel Inclusive Economic Growth & Innovation
Data Directions: Income
Portland’s Economic Recovery and Job Growth Must Prioritize BIPOC-Communities
Look up Information and Resources
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
The percentage of people of color living in poverty is more than twice that of the white population (25% v 12%)
Percent of total grant volume from the Prosperity Investment Program that went to people of color in 2016
Value of investment made in local procurement by Enterprise Zone companies (2016)
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.
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.