Portland neighborhood to revitalize without gentrification

Portland neighborhood to revitalize without gentrification

The community organization, Our 42nd Avenue, wants to rejuvenate the area without displacing residents.

Program manager Michael DeMarco is working to create a new kind of revitalization through old-fashioned community organizing. Door to door, block by block, DeMarco is working with the community to answer a question that closer-in neighborhoods have not been able to solve: How can 42nd change without pushing current residents out?

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