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Office of Equity and Human Rights

Realizing Equity. Enhancing the City of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-4433

Fax: 503-823-4420

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

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  • Equity Training and Technical Support

  • Human Rights Commission Works independently under the umbrella of OEHR to eliminate discrimination and bigotry.

  • Citywide Equity Committee (CEC) The CEC leads a citywide effort to shift internal City culture by promoting the recognition and removal of racially inequitable policies and practices.

  • Portland Commission on Disability

Our Mission Statement

The Office of Equity and Human Rights provides education and technical support to City staff and elected officials, leading to recognition and removal of systemic barriers to fair and just distribution of resources, access and opportunity, starting with issues of race and disability.


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