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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Equity and Human Rights

Realizing Equity. Enhancing the City of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-4433

Fax: 503-823-4420

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

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Equity-related External Organizations and Information Sources

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) is a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all.  GARE is a joint project of the new Race Forward and the HAAS Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.  The City of Portland is a member jurisdiction.


PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity by Lifting Up What Works®.

Urban Institute

Urban Institute is a nonprofit research organization that believes decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people’s lives for the better. Their mission is to open minds, shape decisions, and offer solutions through economic and social policy research.

Racial Equity Tools

This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.

Living Cities

Living Cities harnesses the collective power of philanthropy, financial institutions and local governments to close racial income and wealth gaps in American cities.

Next City

Next City is a nonprofit news organization that believes journalists have the power to amplify solutions and help spread them from one city to the next city.