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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

New Portlanders Program

Immigrant integration policy advisor, New Portlander Policy Commission

Ronault LS (Polo) Catalani

503-823-6224   ronault.catalani@portlandoregon.gov

Immigrant integration practice advisor, New Portlander Programs

Linda Castillo

503-823-5902   linda.castillo@portlandoregon.gov

Our work involves integrating ambitious immigrants and refugees (New Portlanders) into the life of our vigorous city. Our website is a place you'll find people and programs building us all a more equitable, a healthier and happier hometown. If we've missed local resettlement resources for our families or communities - please say so (click here).


Portland United Against Hate

Community initiated partnership of community organizations of color, neighborhood groups, and the City of Portland building a rapid response network that combines reporting and tracking of hate acts and provides support our communities need at this time.

People and Programs

Local resettlement and integration assistance

Community Engagement Liaisons (CELs) Program

Language interpretation and community engagement for your public involvement programs

New Portlanders Policy Commission

Advise the City on policies and practices to integrate immigrant and refugee communities’ voices and needs into the provision of City services, City decision-making and civic engagement in Portland, and to seek constructive relationships with City Council

Video: Welcome to Your Police

Short video on New Portlanders being introduced to Portland Police