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Social Equity Caucus

Urban Habitat

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $125,000
  • Grant Period March 1, 2005–February 28, 2007
  • Location Oakland, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

Urban Habitat created the Society Equity Caucus (SEC) to promote regional equity in the California Bay Area. Representing more than 75 community-based groups working for social equity in the nine Bay Area counties, SEC serves as a model for addressing regional equity issues and provides insights for others undertaking similar work.Multiyear funding will enable SEC to address transportation justice issues; create a transportation equity analysis tool to document the disproportionate impacts placed on low-income communities of color; and evaluate and document the coalition’s experience to share with the field.The mission of Urban Habitat is to work in partnership with low-income communities and communities of color to promote social, economic and environmental justice in the Bay Area and beyond.