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Neighborhood Involvement

Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

ONI 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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Meet The CNIC Team

Brian Hoop

Manager, Community and Neighborhood Involvement Center (CNIC)


Brian joined ONI in 2000 first as the Neighborhood Program Coordinator becoming the CNIC program manager in 2007. Prior to joining ONI Brian was Associate Director of Oregon Action, formerly Oregon Fair Share, a statewide economic justice organization. He has been a community organizer for 30+ years working on local, state and national organizing and ballot measure campaigns for nuclear disarmament, environmental issues, higher education funding, union organizing, HIV prevention, and LGBTQ civil rights.

Linda Castillo

New Portlanders Program Coordinator


New Portlanders Program


Ronault (Polo) Catalani

New Portlanders Program Coordinator


New Portlanders Program


Ashley Horne

Public Involvement Best Practices Program Coordinator


Public Involvement Best Practices Program

Jeri Jimenez

Diversity and Civic Leadership Program Coordinator


Diversity and Civic Leadership Program

Joanne Johnson

Disability Program Coordinator


Disability Program 

Joanne joined ONI in 2016 as the Disability Program Coordinator, bringing with her over 10 years of experience in disability rights and justice work. Prior to joining ONI, Joanne spearheaded community education and systems advocacy efforts with Disability Network Southwest Michigan in St. Joseph, Michigan. She is a certified Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, and she brings with her knowledge and enthusiasm for creating accessibility for people with all kinds of disabilities. She is passionate about supporting accountable, intersectional disability justice efforts in Portland’s communities.

Portland’s disability communities must be a leading voice on issues affecting our communities. The Disability Program offers leadership development, community gathering, opportunities to engage in city and community policy work, information on disability-specific emergency preparedness, consultation on Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), disability related information and referral, and information on local disability community events.

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Paul Leistner

Neighborhood Program Coordinator


Neighborhood Program

Andrea Marquez

Youth Development  / Multnomah Youth Commission Program Coordinator


Youth Program

Marco Mejia

Community Engagement and Graffiti Abatement Assistant Program Specialist


Graffiti Abatement Program