Supporting Cultural Equity in Community Development in DC
October 26, 2022 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Peter Tatian and Sonia Torres Rodríguez, Urban-Greater DC (Moderators), Vaughn Perry, 11th Street Bridge Park, Harold Pettigrew, Washington Area Community Investment Fund, John Johnson, local artist, founder of Verbal Gymnastics
This session began with a discussion to set the table for what cultural equity means in the context of community development. The conversation explored the importance of cultural equity for preserving small business and for uplifting community power and history in gentrifying places. It also discussed how NNIP partners can help communities to measure cultural equity and track progress.