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Community & Civic Life

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


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  1. Feb 21

    Portland Housing Bureau Advisory Bodies Seek New Members

    Seeking Members for the Fair Housing Advocacy Committee, North/Northeast Oversight Committee, Portland Housing Advisory Commission, and Rental Services Commission

  2. Feb 20

    Free Legal Clinics: Rules of the Road

    North Portland Beighborhood Services legal clinic, Tuesday, February 25th, 6:30-7:30, Historic Kenton Firehouse, 8105 N Brandon

  3. Feb 18

    Learn about 2020 Central City in Motion transit priority projects at upcoming open houses in February and March

    Tuesday, Feb 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch Street; Wednesday, Feb 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. Revolution Hall, Astoria Room, 1300 SE Stark St; and Wednesday, March 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Portland Building, Room 100, 1120 SW 5th Ave

  4. Feb 18

    Hate, Housing, and the Landscape of Our City

    Portland United Against Hate Civic Dialogue workshop: March 18, 6:30pm – 9:00pm Kenton Firehouse, 2209 N. Schofield Street

  5. Feb 3

    Public Comments Requested on City's Proposed Rules Governing Private Capping of a Neighbor's Sewer Line

    Public comments accepted 8:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, through 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020. Public hearing by request only from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Conference Room 4(a) (4th Floor) at 1900 SW 4th Ave.