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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. Sep 7

    The new Public Campaign Finance Commission (a.k.a. Open and Accountable Elections Commission) is seeking members

    To apply, please fill out the application form available at and submit it to mail to: First round of review will be October 1. You may submit applications after October 1.

  2. Sep 6

    Public input sought on range of options for an earthquake-ready Burnside Bridge

    An online open house is open through September 30 at Two in-person open houses are scheduled: Thursday, September 13, 5 – 7 pm, 43 SW Naito Parkway and Tuesday, September 25, 5 – 7 pm, 11 NE Martin Luther King Jr

  3. Aug 31

  4. Aug 23

    Central Northeast Neighbors (CNN) is accepting proposals for 2019 community projects

    Community & Civic Engagement Small Grants Application is Now Available! Project Proposals Due: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by 4:00 PM

  5. Aug 3

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