Many governments are taking an interest in “budgeting for equity,” which means allocating resources to address unfair disparities between different groups of people, such as racial groups or income groups. Budgeting for equity is important because it is the ethical duty of government budget officials to develop a budget that is fair. In this session, you'll hear about the practical tensions that governments must navigate to introduce an equity lens to budgeting, including lessons learned from Results for America's City Budgeting for Equity and Recovery program.
Budget Coordinator, Metro, Portland, OR
CEO, Co-founder, ResourceX (Resource Exploration)
Budget Director, City of Tacoma, WA
Vice President & Local Practice Lead, Results for America
Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, Port of Portland, OR