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Agenda: September 20, 2012 Neighborhood Centers PEG Meeting

Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, Conference Room 7A

Welcome, Introductions and Center Reports (8:00 a.m.)
Presenter: Steve Faust, Facilitator

Equity (8:15 a.m.)
Presenter: Judith Mowry, Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Description: Role of the Equity Group role in ensuring the Portland Plan Equity Framework becomes operational in the Comprehensive Plan Update process.

Portland Demographics (8:25 a.m.)
Presenter: Radcliffe Dacanay (BPS)
Description: Presentation of current data on Portland’s demographics.

Gentrification and Displacement (8:40 a.m.)
Presenters: Tom Armstrong (BPS) and Lisa Bates
Description: Presentation and discussion of a study that aims to develop: (a) mapping tools to categorize various stages of gentrification and; (b) a policy framework for approaches to mitigating displacement and other impacts of gentrification appropriate to different stages of gentrification.
Related Material: Portland Plan section on gentrification and displacement

Public Comment (9:25 a.m.)

Topics for Future Neighborhood Centers PEG Discussion (9:30 a.m.)
Presenter: Bill Cunningham (BPS)
Description: Brainstorm possible topics for discussion at future Neighborhood Centers PEG meetings.

Public Comment (9:50 a.m.)

Next Steps (9:55 a.m.)

Adjourn (10:00 a.m.)

For more information, please contact Bill Cunningham, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability at 503-823-4203 or or Steve Faust, Facilitator at 503-278-3456 or

Other Background Material (supplemental reading)