Finding Equal Footing: Principles for Equitable Flood Mitigation Advocacy

The effects of flooding are not spread evenly across all communities in Texas. Long-term underinvestment and disinvestment of flood mitigation infrastructure in communities of color and low-income communities continues to lead to disproportionate flooding impacts in these underserved communities. In this brief document, the organizations of the Texas Living Waters project lay out a set of core principles to guide our advocacy work in order to ensure we work towards a more equitable future as we advocate for funding and solutions in flood-prone communities.

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