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Near-Port Community Resources

The following table contains resources on additional subjects that may be of interest to near-port communities, including community engagement, collaborative problem-solving, land use and equitable development.  Additional resources that pertain directly to port operations and impacts can be found in the Ports Primer for Communities.

Resource Description
A tool to help communities identify, prioritize, and address environmental health risks.
Principles and approaches for promoting equitable, sustainable development.

A step-by-step guide to coalition-building.

A handbook explaining how to use the Collaborative Problem-Solving to address environmental issues in distressed communities.
Resources to inform the land use planning process, promote a collaborative decision-making process
and support environmental justice.
Tools to reverse patterns of segregation and disinvestment, prevent displacement, and promote
equitable revitalization.
 
A framework for setting expectations and understanding the impact of various types of public participation.