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Yesterday, Nick was proud to join City Council in unanimous approval of new citywide racial equity goals.
The Office of Equity and Human Rights (OEHR) presented a resolution with the goals to Council, to help transform Portland for the better. The goals are:
These equity goals are an important investment in our community. Council voted to make them binding, meaning that the City of Portland will ensure that equity is a major priority.
OEHR works hard to promote equity and reduce disparities within City government, and for the people of Portland. It helps remove barriers so that all Portlanders can have access to opportunities and achieve their full potential.
Portland is a regional model for equity. Director Dante James consults with other cities around the US, to develop other offices of equity and human rights.
Check out the OEHR’s website to learn more.
Video courtesy of the Office of Equity and Human Rights.