Sacramento Investment Without Displacement Town Hall June 2

Join Sacramento Investment Without Displacement and its members for a discussion about the next steps in the community outreach efforts around Aggie Square and other developments in Sacramento. June 2 @ 6pm on Zoom.

How to Join

You can watch the meeting live on Facebook or by visiting this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86462756538.


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Climate change and displacement research webinar 5/25 @ 11am

Please join the Center for Community InnovationUrban Displacement Project team from 11am-noon PDT on Tuesday, May 25 to hear the latest on our statewide climate change mitigation investments and displacement research.
 
This research was funded by the California Strategic Growth Council and was conducted in partnership with Asian Pacific Environmental Network, California Housing Partnership Corporation, Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability, Public Advocates, and Public Counsel.
 
In this webinar, our team will share Bay Area-specific quantitative research findings and will engage participants in a discussion about how our research findings might inform coordinated anti-displacement and sustainability policies, programs, and investments. 
 
Please register in advance for this webinar using this link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kdOCorT4iGtAMsCbQrFjcyvnb-w3p9awn 
 
Questions? Contact: 
Renee Roy Elias, Ph.D. krroy [at] berkeley [dot] edu
Executive Director, Center for Community Innovation
University of California, Berkeley

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Letter to UC Regents re Aggie Square

October 10, 2020

Sacramento Investment Without Displacement, of which ECOS is a member, sent a letter to UC Regents regarding our concerns about Aggie Square.

Below is an excerpt from the letter.

We are writing this letter to appeal to you and the Board of Regents to request that UC Davis and its developer Wexford Science and Technology commit to signing a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) with our broad coalition. We believe that this project could bring great possibility and promise for the future of Oak Park and other nearby neighborhoods, the City of Sacramento and UC Davis Medical Center, if the benefits are shared widely and equity and inclusion are embraced as core values.

Before this project’s Environmental Impact Report is approved, it is a moral imperative that the UC system consider our community coalition and the impacted community we represent. The leaders of our coalition are requesting a meaningful conversation with UC Davis and its developer to address inequities and unintended consequences of this project.

The Oak park community is mostly made up of people of color, low-income people and immigrants who have carried a heavy burden for generations in the history of the development of this region. Unfortunately, deep poverty, violence, inadequate affordable and safe housing, employment discrimination and the many subtle actions of hate have deeply wounded countless promising young and old souls alike. Residents have a list of concerns about how the build-out and operation of Aggie Square will impact their neighborhoods.

Click here to read the letter in full.

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