Come one, come all to the Fair Rent Portland General Meeting!
- Introduction and overview of the evening (10 min)
- Check-in from working groups (15 min)
- Signatures, stories and events: what we're up to now (10 min)
- Breakout to work on canvassing and event planning (1 hour)
- Talk about next steps (15 min)
THANKS TO THINK TANK FOR HOSTING US!
Jane Jacobs transformed how we understand cities, moving us away from seeing them as infrastructure for housing people to understanding how our human dynamics are deeply shaped by (and in turn shape) the urban environment. A fierce and tireless advocate, she stood up not just to incredibly powerful political figures but also the economic orthodoxy of her time to help communities fight for their right to exist. As we face Portland's housing crisis today, she's an inspiration for forging solutions on our own terms against those that insist that it can't possibly be otherwise.
Come join Fair Rent Portland at Arcadia National Bar!
You know at the end of Metroid when Samus takes off the helment? There's a special secret end where the helmet comes off and Samus spells out how fair rent is at the core of retaining affordable housing and keeping our economy vital. Come on down to Preble St. this Thursday to find out more!