Addressing Racial Inequities & Homelessness in Portland OR

A Community Convening will launch activities to address racial inequities and homelessness in Portland, OR today. C4’s SPARC initiative is collaborating with partners in Multnomah County to document who experiences homelessness and implement solutions.

During the convening, SPARC staff and local leaders and service providers will discuss the intersection of race and homelessness in […]

People of Color More Likely to Experience Homelessness: New Research

C4’s SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities) initiative released a new research report today documenting how people of color are dramatically more likely than White people to experience homelessness in the US.

This is the result of centuries of structural racism that have excluded historically oppressed people–particularly Black Americans and Native Americans–from equal access to […]

C4 Hosts National Summit on Racial Equity & Homelessness

The “Racial Equity & Homelessness Summit 2018: Redesign with Racial Equity,” hosted by C4’s SPARC initiative, took place place February 7-8 in Seattle, WA. The summit was sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Raikes Foundation.

The goal of the Summit was to ensure racial equity is prioritized and fully integrated within redesign […]