Contact: Shawn Uhlman, PDC 503-823-7994

February 03, 2012

Press conference Tuesday, February 7, 2012

WHO:  Mayor Sam Adams and special guests and partners
DATE: Tuesday, February 7
TIME: 9:30 a.m.  
PLACE: Adventist Medical Center, Auditorium C, 10123 SE Market Street, Portland

Mayor Adams will announce those communities that have been selected to participate in the Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative.  Selected districts in this community-driven process will become urban renewal areas and will receive other support from the City including technical assistance and training.  These areas will be the city’s partners in building capacity to drive community-specific economic development.