PERC launch in Selma, AL

Mayors and community representatives from Cleveland, Durham, Saint Paul and Selma.Selma in line for $5M over next three years from new philanthropic effort to advance equity.

Selma is one of four cities working with Partnership for Equitable and Resilient Communities (PERC) to bring investments into their communities. Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr., Kimberly Smitherman and Joanne Bland of Foot Soldiers Park met with officials and grassroots leaders from Cleveland, Ohio, Durham, N.C. and Saint Paul, Minn., at PERC’s first strategy meeting at Selma’s Arts Revive on Tuesday.

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June 15, 2022