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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

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 114, Portland, OR 97204


Stay informed and involved! Here are four ways to stay connected:

Stay Current on City of Portland's COVID-19 Response: This webpage is updated several times a day with the City of Portland's most current policies and program changes as related to COVID-19>>

Changes to the Livability Programs during the COVID-19 State of Emergency: During our current State of Emergency, the Liquor Licensing Program will not be accepting applications for any liquor licenses (temporary or annual) and the Noise Program will continue to process noise variance applications and noise complaints online only. Read the full statement here>>

Civic Life Update: This bi-monthly newsletter is sent directly to your inbox. Sign up and receive information about our programs, upcoming grant opportunities, calendar events, and more! Sign up here>>

Civic Life Notification: By subscribing to Civic Life Notification, you will receive information about opportunities to influence local government. Sign up here>>

Social Media: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and keep up to date on events and our programs.

News in the Neighborhoods: Visit the Neighborhood Coalition websites for news and information particular to their geographic area of the city. Access websites here>>

Civic Life Notification Subscription Service

The Civil Life e-notification allows individuals to subscribe to receive emails of items of interest to neighborhood activists

Newsletter Archive - Civic Life Updates

Archive and Subscription for Civic Life Updates

Civic Life Awarded NAE Research Press Release

Civic Life wins research from NAE for culturally sensitive COVID-19 response

NAE Research

Civic Life was awareded tailored research that helps to inform culturally sensitive COVID-19 emergency response measures.