Opportunity Knocks:

Opportunity Zones & Their Impact


On April 15, 2019, we convened an important conversation on the impact of

Opportunity Zones on our communities with neighborhood stakeholders.

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intro to opportunity zones - lisc boston


darnell johnson - Regional Coordinator, Right to the City Boston


State Representative Chynah Tyler introduced legislation that would establish a commission to guide the operation of opportunity zones. Read the text of the bill below or click here for more information.

With such an engaging conversation, there were several questions that could not be answered due to time constraints. Review the questions and answers below. Have additional questions? Send them to info@becma.org.

We invited representatives of Mayor Walsh to attend the event to share their recommendations and answer questions on the city’s role in opportunity zones. A statement was sent on the city’s behalf.

Review the materials recommendations for ensuring equitable development in opportunity zones from Policy Link, a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity, below.