Building Community Power for Equity

Brief

Building Community Power for Equity

A Discussion Paper for Year 4 of the 11th Street Bridge Park Equitable Development Evaluation
June 21, 2021

Abstract

This brief is part of a series evaluating Bridge Park’s current work to create equity. A companion report provides an overview of the EDP efforts and Bridge Park’s partnerships. This brief focuses on Bridge Park’s commitments to building power in the communities surrounding the park. The brief discusses what power building is, why it is critical to equitable development, and Bridge Park’s efforts so far to build power with residents. The brief concludes with a discussion of the importance of cultural equity in the EDP.

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