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The metrics tell us one thing over and over: Housing is the foundation of strong families, successful students and healthy communities.So it stands to reason that to meet Oregon’s education, environmental and health goals, to truly flourish as a state, we’ve got to make inroads in Oregon’s housing crisis. For more than a decade, a combination of high housing costs, rising energy prices and stagnant household income have challenged residents to find and hold onto housing.
MMT Fellow Katherine Porras catalogues leadership development in Oregon and SW Washington
A few months ago, we reached out to ask for community input as part of a strategic review of our program related investing conducted by third party GPS Capital. Over 230 partners completed a survey and/or interview, providing valuable perspectives about opportunities and capital needs statewide that support MMT’s vision of a flourishing and equitable Oregon.
Sally Yee set off on a visit of Southern Oregon this summer, to meet and listen to folks in communities far from the Portland headquarters of Meyer Memorial Trust but close to its heart. The Two-Way Street Tour began in Chiloquin, continued on to Klamath Falls before heading to Lakeview and Christmas Valley. Meyer's new director of communications tagged along on the first two visits to watch and learn. Here's Sally's blog about the tail end of the trip.