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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

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City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

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. Nov 6

    Police Bureau Community Survey

    The Portland Police Bureau is in the early stages of developing its Strategic Plan for the next five years and would like your help. The survey is available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Russian.

  2. Nov 2

    SE Uplift Newsletter for November 2018

    Honoring Mulugeta Seraw; Don't Let Voting Spook You!; What's Your Voting Style?; Community & Civic Engagement Small Grants Available; and more!

  3. Nov 2

    Bureau of Development Services "The Plans Examiner" for September and October

    Get information about the Development Review Advisory Committee, the Portland Online Permitting System Customer Advisory Committee, and more!

  4. Nov 1

    Central Northeast Neighbors November E-News

    Voting Dates and Locations; The Community Conversation Project; Cross Coalition Learning & Networking; Grant Proposal Reminder; and more!

  5. Nov 1

    Apply for the 2019 Metro North Portland Vanport Legacy Enhancement Grant by November 25th

    North Portland Neighborhood Services announces 2019 Metro North Portland Vanport Legacy Enhancement Grant. Applications due November 25, 2018

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