Map of United States featuring Partnership for Equitable and Resilient Communities sites selected in Fall 2022 - Cleveland, Durham, Saint Paul and Selma

These cities were selected based on several criteria, including local interest in reimagining equitable investment, the strength of community-based organizations and partnership of local funders. Each site will provide lessons learned and contribute to knowledge sharing among PERC cities and future sites.

Learn more about each site:



Saint Paul



Mayors and community representatives from Cleveland, Durham, Saint Paul and Selma.
Our launch event in Selma, AL took place December 6-7

Mayors and community organizations came together to share their visions for equitable communities, learn about Selma’s deeply important but often overlooked place in American history, and celebrate the kick-off of PERC.

Read about the launch. 

Watch our launch event below.

Mayor Melvin Carter surrounded by guests at civil rights tour
Susan Thomas, President of the Melville Trust, speaks at a podium
Ms JoaAnne Bland speaking to a group of people on a civil rights tour in Selma, AL
Smiling people holding up pebbles