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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000


1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Women's Empowerment

  • Interview with Dr. Markisha Smith New Director of Office of Equity and Human Rights

  • WHM 2019 Proclamation at City Hall Agents of Equity: Womxn + Gender Nonconforming Voices in Action

  • Jo Ann Hardesty WE's interview with the newest council member

  • Wonder Women of 2018 2018 Wonder Women from Bureau of Development Services representing for the City of Portland

  • Six Books from the Asian-American Woman's Experience Special thanks to Matt Lim (OMF) for sharing this list for WHM 2018!

  • Education Nonprofit JOIN and City of Portland's Crisis Response Team Youth Services Division discussing disparities faced by women experiencing homelessness and/or crisis

  • Social Events Ice cream social summer 2017

  • Empower & Inspire Through events, presentations, and more, WE works to support the women who work for the City of Portland.

  • The Annual Wonder Woman Awards The City of Portland's Wonder Women are celebrated annually at this WE-sponsored event.


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Our mission is to empower and inspire all women within the City of Portland workforce in a supportive, non-judgmental way. Our vision is to create equity in the City of Portland, leading with the elimination of disparities affecting those who identify as women in the City workforce.

The WE Lead Team would like to hear from you. Do you have ideas for potential events, volunteer opportunities, or other ways that WE can support the womxn in the City of Portland workforce? 

Get to know WE Leadership Team members at the links below. Want to chat? Contact the WE Leadership Team by email.


Meet the 2019 WE Leadership Team 

Anne Phillip

Emily Volpert

Bridgette Coleman

Sadie Atwell

Natalie Luttrell

Kawana Bullock Clayton

Melissa Walton Hendricks

Ana Brophy

Zuleyma Figueroa

Anastasia Howard

Arielle Bradford

Lolita Broadous 


See who WE are!