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Published by the Kettering Foundation in January 2007, this report is intended for public administrators, especially those practicing public participation, and elected officials.
This is the final report of the Task Force of Neighborhood Involvement, a 25-member committee created in 1995 to "assess the structure, effectiveness, funding needs, and distribution of the citizen involvement system"
Written for Mayor Potter when he first took office in Jan. 2005, this 9-page report highlights the perspectives & recommendations of Portland's district coalition directors.
Taskforce that worked on public involvement issues from 2003-2004
This research prepared by the League of Women Voters of Portland Education Fund in October 2005 outlines the history of neighborhood associations in Portland since the 1960s
This 7-pg report, produced in June 2006, documents the results from 30 neighborhood associations in areas from its member composition to its functions and accomplishments.
Published October 2006, this report by the League of Women Voters examines Portland's 30-year neighborhood system in numerous areas including participation, relationships, structure, and funding.