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New Portlander Policy Commission


When:             Tuesday morning – May 30, 2017 – 10am

Where:            City Hall, meeting room will be texted to you, signed inside building

Our apologies for so little notice of this session, and I’ sorry for interrupting your busy work schedules. However, tragic events and critical intersections in our work with our local, state, and federal governments require consultations with you and decisions from commissioners.

Ronault LS Catalani (Polo)           Tel or text  503.823.6224

Immigrant Integration Policy Advisor                                             

1221 SW 4th Avenue  Suite 325   Portland, Oregon  97204                                 

Muslim Educational Trust and New Portlander Programs gathered US Congresswoman Bonamici,

Portland and Hillsboro’s mayors, City and County Commissioners, faith and ethnic communities,

to mourn two brave and beautiful Portlanders, murdered while defending two teenagers from a

man raging against Muslims, one day earlier. MUSLIMS UNITE FOR PORTLAND HEROES has to date

raised $460,000 as an expression of reverence and affection for these victims’ families. 




Official Inauguration of

The New Portlander Policy Commission

Integrating immigrant and refugee communities into the life of our City


May 15, 2017 from 4 to 6pm at historic City Hall's Rose Room

Reception begins at 4pm, including traditional and contemporary Latin American music by composer, producer, teacher, and community-builder Gerardo Calderon. Lively food and traditional beverages by Horn of Africa, Revolucion Coffee House, and Minh Le Bakery.

5pm Welcome by Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and former Mayor Tom Potter. Congratulations by Commissioners Fritz and Fish. Oath of Office by City Council Clerk Karla Moore-Love. Expressions of gratitude and great expectations by Commissioner-in-Charge Chloe Eudaly..

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New Portlander Policy Commission

Orientation session for new commissioners.  At City Hall's Rose Room, 1221 SW First Avenue, Portland, Oregon  97206

April 22, 2017. 10am to 3pm.  Contact: Ronault LS Catalani  | |  503.823.6224

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New Portlander Policy Commission  |  New Commissioner Orientation April 22, 2012 at City Hall Rose Room

The 25-member New Portlander Policy Commission was established by City Ordinance May 6, 2016, to research then recommend to City Council international migrant integration policies and best-practices that support newcomer community social, entrepreneurial, and spiritual  capital; that mitigate against newcomer community disintegration; and effectively facilitate community organization/municipal government partnerships that increase Portland's capacity as an American gateway city.

Orientation Session docs and materials available by request to Tel/text 503.823.6224

Orientation session photos below:


Foto: City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly and

25 of Portland's best transnational and local

problem solvers and policy thinkers.


Foto: Transpacific Oregon business veteran Sho Dozono and

Catholic Charities Exec Director Dr. Richard Birkel contributing to

New Portlander Policy Commission priority setting session.