Mayor Adams has let his plans for an office of equity become a shambles. Commissioner Fritz may pay the price.
It should’ve been a gimme: a city of Portland office
devoted to making sure “everyone has access to opportunities necessary
to satisfy essential needs, advance their well-being, and achieve thei
Commissioner Amanda Fritz on Friday briefed reporters on the new initiative she'll spearhead in the coming months: Mayor Sam Adams' recently proposed Office of Equity. Fritz, a longtime neighborhood activist before she joined the City Council in January 2009, will oversee the new office, which is expected to merge with the three-year-old Office of Human Relations. Adams announced the new office just ...