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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

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

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  • 2018 Spirit of Portland Awards

  • Read about the 2018 Spirit of Portland Award Winners

  • Becoming Office of Community & Civic Life

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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.

Notifications View all »

  1. Jan 16

    January 15, 2019—Civic Life updates

    Survey of Civic Life closes February 15, 2019. Read a few survey responses from Survey of Civic Life, 2018 Pile-Driving Report, Spirit of Portland highlights, and City of Portland job opportunities.

  2. Jan 3

    SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition Apply for Fiscal Sponsorship by March 29th, 2019

    SE Uplift invites you to apply to our fiscal sponsorship program! We extend our tax-exempt status to our neighbors in SE PDX to fundraise for their community projects.

  3. Dec 5

    Civic Life Survey of Portland: What is civic engagement to you?

    Office of Community & Civic Life (Civic Life) is seeking input on how Portlanders define, practice, and express civic engagement. Take this quick survey to tell us how you would like to engage, deliberate, and communicate with your local government.

  4. Oct 22

    Southeast Uplift Small Grants Applications NOW OPEN!

    Call for applications! Community & Civic Engagement Grants - Apply by: February 8th

  5. Jul 3

    East Portland Action Plan Committees & Representatives

    East Portland Action Plan (EPAP) ‘Committees & Representatives’ demonstrate the work being done by the community through the EPAP. Everyone is welcome to be involved at Committee meetings

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