Let's learn from history when government marginalized non-dominant groups. Below is a list of resources to guide your work, and avoid the past mistakes others have learned from.
Do you have a resource you would like to share? Email us to add it! AdapttoImpact@portlandoregon.gov
Disability Program Resources
- Access Tips of the Month
- The Accommodation Conversation (Accommodation Strategies)
- How to Hire an Interpreter
- Disability Resources
- Local Disability Organizations
- Disability community upcoming events (see latest issue)
Trainings for Staff and the Public
These next trainings are for community members who engage with us on an ongoing basis, or whose engagement is high profile, high risk, and/or high conflict. For questions or custom information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here (www.portlandoregon.gov/civic/trainteam) for trainings on:
- How to be Public Meetings Law & Public Records Law compliant for your meetings with community members
- What are the Human Resources Standards for engagement in Public Meetings?
- Pre-Equity 101: Building a Shared Language
Click here (www.portlandoregon.gov/staffonly) for instructions on:
- Recruitment & Selection for Community Engagement Committees
- Instructions for committee member appointments by Council
- Guidance for how to encourage minority reports (dissenting opinions)
- Bylaws templates: help you and your committee applicants understand what they are signing up for, time commitments, and responsibilities. These guidelines are the legal minimum required by the City.
Mental Health Program Resources
- Monthly mental Health tips (coming soon)
- What is mental health?
- Mental Health First Aid training
- Community Resources in Multnomah County
- National mental health resources
- Local mental health resources
Public Involvement Best Practices & Resources
Coming soon! Please check back as we work to migrate our resources to this new website!