The Annual Black Caucus Business Meeting will be used to address the business of the Caucus, including the election of new officers. An update on the activity of the Caucus will also be provided to members. This year’s business meeting will feature two guest speakers. First, will be Jonathan Blasher, Director of Parks and Nature for Oregon Metro to discuss how the organization has worked to implement a $475 million bond measure to improve access to nature, water quality and fish and wildlife habitat, and the region’s climate resilience around principles of racial equity and climate justice. Second, will be Sebrina Owens-Wilson, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director at Oregon Metro. She will discuss how the regional government strives to deliver racial equity outcomes in the Greater Portland Area, focusing on one of their current initiatives, the Construction Career Pathways Regional Framework.