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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


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.
  • Follow us on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • News in the Neighborhoods: Neighborhood Coalition websites for news and information particular to their geographic area of the city.

Notifications View all »

  1. May 21

    Open Meeting Rules Training May 30th 2019 7:00pm

    Mingus Mapps of the Office of Community & Civic Life is hosting an open meeting rules training to better understand how to run meetings!

  2. May 21

    Anti-Bullying Training May 29th 2019 6:30pm

    Come learn what constitutes as bullying, the impacts of bullying and how to talk to a bully with empathy!

  3. May 21

    Conflict Resolution & Empathy Training May 23rd or May 27th 7:00pm

    We are hosting TWO conflict resolution and empathy trainings on the 23rd and 27th. This workshop is in partnership with the Oregon Prison Projects NVC (Non-violent communication) Program.

  4. May 20

    Police Strategic Plan Community Loopbacks

    Community meeting to review the draft Strategic Plan outline and solicit community feedback through small group discussions.

  5. May 15

    Neighbors West Northwest Neighborhood Activist Online

    Neighborhood Associations Rock! Open Meeting; Civic Life Code Change: Community Feedback Survey; and 2019 Portland Community Insights Survey