The Community Economic Development Council is one of four community committees at the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods. The mission of CEDC is to promote economic empowerment, inclusion and equity. The committee’s vision is that the benefits of economic growth would be shared by all members of the community.
For more information or to be added to the CEDC announcement list, please contact Claire Adamsick, 503-388-9030 or claire.adamsick@NECoalition.org.
Public meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at NECN.
NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, April 22nd, 6:30pm Our April meeting will feature guest speaker Tony DeFalco of Verde and the Living Cully Ecodistrict. Tony will talk about anti-displacement strategies for the Cully Neighborhood in NE Portland, where neighbors and community partners are working to preserve housing affordability, retain existing neighborhood businesses, and help families achieve economic self-sufficiency. More details2014 CEDC agendas and minutes
2/25/14: No meeting in lieu of the Portland African American Leadership Forum’s Community Visioning Forum
12/03/13: Draft Minutes, Agenda
November: No meeting
10/22/13: Brownfields Forum report
September: No meeting
08/27/13: Draft Minutes
The Community Economic Development Council is a working group considering a wide range of community needs and possible economic tools, including:
- Asset creation
- Economic generators
- Small business supports
- Community-based investments
The committee works to gather information, provide education, advocate for solutions and incubate projects to increase economic vitality in our area.