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Social Work Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability

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Gentrification -- Oregon -- Portland, Neighborhoods -- Oregon -- Portland


This chapter presents a lesson which includes a case study highlighting the social, economic, and environmental injustices associated with the gentrification of Northeast Portland, Oregon, US. The reader will then engage in an exercise, which includes reviewing the suggested video clip and news article segment highlighting experiences of families caught up in gentrification in Northeast Portland. Finally, the reader will work through the associated questions and activities to achieve the learning outcomes.


Document provided includes an overview of the chapter, links to resources, and a portion of an article published by the Oregonian.

Chapter in publication - M. Rinkel & M. Powers (Eds.) Social work promoting community and environmental sustainability: A workbook for global social workers and educators (pp.133-145). Berne, Switzerland: International Federation of Social Workers.

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