New Portlanders into New Americans
Please take a long-30 second look at
Allison Milligan’s moving Oregonian photo essay of last week’s Oath of US Allegiance ceremony,
on UN World Refugee Day, inside IRCO Community Room.
So proud, we all are of these families.
And so grateful we are to all of you from the following organizations:
US Citizenship and Immigration Services; US Immigration Court; State of Oregon DHS Refugee Office; Catholic Charities of Oregon; Lutheran Community Services NW; Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees (SOAR); Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO); Immigrant and Refugee Community of Oregon, Africa House and Asian Family Center; (IRCO); Bhutanese Community of Oregon; Iraqi Society of Oregon; Samoa Pacific Development Corporation.
Above all, special thanks to Mdme. Neeru Kamal, DHS Refugee Program, Operations and Policy Analyst
Getting to Equity?
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New Portlander Programs (formerly Immigrant & Refugee Affairs)
Office of Equity and Human Rights Tel or text 503.823.6224
421 SW 6th Avenue E. Portland Neighborhood Office
Portland, Oregon 97204 1017 NE 117th Street
Portland, Oregon 97220
Mission of the Office of Equity and Human Rights:
Engaging city staff and elected officials through education and technical support
to recognize and remove race and disability related systemic barriers to equal opportunity
and access, thereby making equitable policies, programs, and practices an organizational priority.
To ensure equal access to services and activities
the City ofPortlandwill reasonably modify policies and procedures and provide
auxiliary services to persons with disabilities.
Please call 503.823.9970, TTY 503-823-6868 with requests or
go to: http://www.portlandonline.com/ADA_Forms