Portland State Magazine Fall 2022

PORTLAND’SBLACKCOMMUNITY Randal Wyatt ‘21 has experienced the generations of harm, injustices and displacement imposed upon Portland’s Black homeowners and business owners. Determined to help his community stay and thrive in neighborhoods they love, he founded Taking Ownership PDX, a community and reparations-based nonprofit that revives Black-owned homes and businesses. In only two years, Taking Ownership PDX has raised $1.5 million and made life-changing improvements for more than 100 families and business owners. Thank you, Randal, for serving our city. UPLIFTING takingownershippdx.com➔