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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

New Portlanders Programs

Our commission and our programs develop policies and practices integrating immigrants and refugees (New Portlanders) into the life of our robust city. Our website is a place you'll find people and programs building us all a more equitable, a healthier and happier hometown. If we've missed local resettlement resources for our families or communities - please say so (click here).

Stats for New Americans in Oregon

Numbers for New Americans in Oregon


PORTLAND STANDS. Port of Portland's first permitted free speech demonstration. Native and settled and New Americans stand with our City's refugees. February 27, 2018.

Port of Portland's first permitted free speech demonstration







Contact us:

Marco Mejía



New Portlanders Policy Commission

Advise the City on policies and practices to integrate immigrant and refugee communities’ voices and needs into the provision of City services, City decision-making and civic engagement in Portland, and to seek constructive relationships with City Council

Community Engagement Liaisons (CELs) Program

Language interpretation and community engagement for your public involvement programs

People and Programs

Local resettlement and integration assistance

Video: Welcome to Your Police

Short video on New Portlanders being introduced to Portland Police