PAMELA N. PHAN, MURP | CHIEF EQUITY OFFICER
Master of Urban Planning, Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
Bachelor of Arts, Classics, College of Arts + Sciences University of Oregon
Over 19 years experience organizing with youth, communities of color, immigrants and refugees, those of low-incomes in the Portland Metro area on issues of disparate outcomes and inequality.
10 years experience as a community planner, developing and implementing community development strategies that empower underrepresented groups in policy and planning.
Expertise in popular education methods, curriculum development and implementation for social justice movement building and planning education.
Proven track record in multi-sector collaboration and coalition building toward equitable outcomes.
Pamela N. Phan has over 19 years of relationships and experience engaging immigrants, refugees, and youth of color in the Portland Metro area supporting their civic engagement around community needs. She created the City of Portland’s Youth Planning Program, served as Equity Analyst for Metro, and most recently enhanced 1000 Friends of Oregon’s land use advocacy to include equity, anti-displacement, and fair housing. Projects include Portland Plan engagement, East Portland MAX Station Areas, David Douglas Youth Mapping, Metro Equity Baseline, Gresham Opportunity Mapping, Powell Division Youth Multi-Cultural Business Outreach, Anti-Displacement PDX Coalition, Gresham Active Transportation and Rockwood Rising Community Liaison Leadership Development Project, and the Land Use Leadership Initiative.