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3.128.020 Purpose.

The purpose of the Office of Equity and Human Rights is to:

A.  Promote equity and reduce disparities within City government;

B.  Provide guidance, education and technical assistance to all bureaus as they develop sustainable methods to build capacity in achieving equitable outcomes and service;

C.  Work with community partners to promote equity and inclusion within Portland and throughout the region, producing measurable improvements and disparity reductions;

D.  Support human rights and opportunities for everyone to achieve their full potential; and

E.  Work to resolve issues rooted in bias and discrimination, through research, education, and interventions.