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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

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1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Our Mission Statement

Promoting a culture of civic engagement by connecting and supporting all Portlanders working together and with government to build inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

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  1. Feb 19

    Open-House: Help Multnomah County plan the next 20 years of road improvements

    Open-house meeting re-scheduled for this Thursday in Corbett - Corbett Fire Hall, 36930 Historic Columbia River Hwy., Corbett, Thursday, Feb. 21, 6-7pm

  2. Feb 15

    Rose Quarter environmental assessment ready for public comment

    The Oregon Department of Transportation and the City of Portland invite the public to comment on the environmental assessment findings released Friday for the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project.

  3. Feb 13

    Civic Life Updates February 13

    Join us for community conversations this week, meet team Civic Life, Black Family Festival City Resource + Fair, and more

  4. Feb 1

    Portland Housing Advisory Commission: Seeking New Members

    PHAC meets monthly. Members are expected to have knowledge or expertise in housing policy and planning, affordable housing financing and development, budget oversight and analysis, resource development to maintain and expand the supply and availability of affordable housing, program development and evaluation, public-private partnership development, and community and intergovernmental relations. The application is open until February 21, 2019.

  5. Jan 22

    Join Office of Community & Civic Life for Community Conversations

    Beginning February 2019: Civic Life, in collaboration with our community partners, invites Portlanders to conversations around civic engagement that will inform the process of revising City Code that defines the work of our bureau.

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