This week, I followed an initiative by a Portland non-profit that’s not just trying to stop displacement but actively¬†reverse¬†it. If the program succeeds, it could the first of its kind any where in the country to do what many people thought could not be done – give people of color places back in the neighborhoods that so recently belonged to them.

Maxine Fitzpatrick of Portland Reinvestment Community Initiatives embarks on her latest and probably most original plan to date. Photo By Olivia Olivia/The Portland Observer.
Maxine Fitzpatrick of Portland Reinvestment Community Initiatives embarks on her latest and probably most original plan to date. Photo By Olivia Olivia/The Portland Observer.

You can read more about the plan to bring 1000 homes into Portland and figure out how to access them or qualify for them by reading the rest of the article here at the Portland Observer.