Houston Coalition for Equitable Development without Displacement
The coalition is out to develop, secure, enforce, and sustain a Community Benefits Agreement with Rice Management Company as it develops the Innovation District on the edge of Third Ward. A CBA is a tool residents use to create equitable relationships with developers.
Grassroots (using collective action from Black community to effect change at the local, regional, or national level)
Community-based (approach allows communities to have an active role and participate in highlighting and addressing the issues that matter to them)