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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

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Our Mission Statement

Promoting a culture of civic engagement by connecting and supporting all Portlanders working together and with government to build inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

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  1. 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.

  2. May 20

    Police Strategic Plan Community Loopbacks

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

  3. 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

  4. May 14

    City of Portland: Cannabis Social Equity Grants: funds available! REMINDER: Applications are due by May 24, 2019

    Applicants may request funding for projects and programs ranging from $25,000 to $150,000 in the following priority areas: Record-clearing and expungement, Workforce development, and Re-entry housing services.

  5. May 9

    Civic Life Updates newsletter, Tuesday, May 7, 2019

    Community Feedback Survey issue

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