Session Seven

Many policymakers, community members, and private sector leaders are working to anchor equity in the Twin Cities region to ensure that any development that happens benefits communities of color and low wealth communities. There is a groundswell of support for putting equity at the center of our policies, strategic investments, and practices. Parts of the private sector are also beginning to recognize that they will need to prioritize equity to ensure a ready and available workforce in the future. Community members are coming into once-restricted spaces to elevate their vision for their neighborhoods and promote solutions they know will lead to tangible economic benefits. But how does it all add up? And how do we know if we are getting it right?

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