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Community & Civic Life

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

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Stay informed and involved through Office of Community & Civic Life:

  • Civic Life Updates: Civic Life’s online newsletter. Civic Life updates features our programs, upcoming grant opportunities, City of Portland employment opportunities, calendar events, and more. 
  • Civic Life Notification: Online information about influencing local government and about Civic Life’s nonprofit partners. This service is Civic Life’s option on the City of Portland’s email notification system.
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  • News in the Neighborhoods: Neighborhood Coalition websites for news and information particular to their geographic area of the city.

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  1. Mar 20

    Recruiting New Members for the Portland Utility Board (PUB)

    The PUB was created by Council to be the citizen oversight body for the Portland Water Bureau and Bureau of Environmental Services and City Council management of these public utility bureaus. The PUB is actively recruiting new members. To be considered, applicants shall send the application to AdvisoryBodies@PortlandOregon.gov by Friday April 5, 2019.

  2. Mar 11

    Public Hearing: Tax Exemption Application for NE Killingsworth Apartments

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 3 – 5 pm, Portland Housing Bureau, 421 SW 6th Ave, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

  3. Mar 1

    Citizen Activism 101 — Making Change Happen

    SUN. MAR. 3 2:00-3:30 ST JOHNS PUBLIC LIBRARY 7510 N CHARLESTON AVE. PDX or TUES. APRIL 16 6:00-7:30 BELMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY 1038 SE CÉSAR E. CHÁVEZ BOULEVARD PDX

  4. Feb 27

    Friends of RiverPlace (FoR) Safety Forum

    Thursday, April 4, 2019, 3 PM, Hyatt House, 2080 SW River Drive, Happy Hour 4PM

  5. 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.