Conversation with OPAL Organizers about Gentrification, Transportation, and Environmental Justice

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Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:15pm to 5:30pm

"Nothing about us with out us!"

That is a statement that began as a grass roots chant for equity. KBOO reporter Jasmine Moneymaker spoke with Hyung Nam, Executive Director of Opal PDX and Shawn Fleek, Community Engagement Director of Opal PDX about what the chant means, Portland's history of gentrification and unequal transportation policy, and about how recent legislation would require certain Trimet board seats be to filled by people from marginalized communities and Trimet drivers.

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