Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Art Hendricks: 503-823-5247

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Equity & Inclusion

  • Equity training for PP&R staff at the Q Center

Portland Parks & Recreation is committed to the overall Citywide vision that race will have no detrimental effect on people of color, refugee and immigrant communities in accessing our parks and natural areas, or from the benefit of our services. 

Portland Parks & Recreation Equity Statement
We recognize, understand, and encourage celebration of the differences that surround us. Diversity and equity are vital to Portland Parks & Recreation's ideals and values.

What is Equity?
Equity is achieved when one's identity cannot predict the outcome. - OEHR's working definition


For more information, please contact the Equity & Inclusion team.

Art Hendricks, Equity & Inclusion Manager
art.hendricks@portlandoregon.gov
503-823-5247

Carolyn Lee, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator
carolyn.lee@portlandoregon.gov
503-823-5076

Kenya Williams, Equity & Inclusion Specialist
kenya.williams@portlandoregon.gov
503-823-5131

Lorraine Wilson, Equity & Inclusion Specialist
lorraine.wilson@portlandoregon.gov
503-823-3380

Som Nath Subedi, Parks for New Portlanders Engagement Coordinator
som.subedi@portlandoregon.gov
503-260-2487