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Breakfast for Champions: Gentrification and the Re-imagining of Community Partnerships

Partners in Diversity

On July 15th, Catlin Gabel hosted its first Breakfast for Champions event. George Zaninovich and Jasmine Love discussed the school's unique model for the PLACE (People Leading Across City Environments) Program and the associated CENTER (Center. Engage. Notice. Teach. Empower. Remember). The CENTER is based on a coalition model designed to help create reciprocal community engagement. The discussion focuesed on the individual challenges and benefits of working with a diverse core of institutions, and highlighted Catlin Gabel’s continued journey to be seen as an authentic community member while addressing racial dynamics in the city of Portland. Learn more about job opportunities at Catlin Gabel on their website.