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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

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1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Promoting a culture of civic engagement by connecting and supporting all Portlanders working together and with government to build inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

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  2. Aug 6

    SE Uplift August 2018 Newsletter

    Including Staying Safe: Uniting in Love; National Night Out; SE Uplift Turns 50!!!; SE Uplift Quarter 4 Report;and more!

  3. Aug 3

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  4. Aug 2

    NAYA eNews: Empowering the Lives of Native Americans in the Portland Area, August 2, 2018

    News including: Join our next leadership cohort; Financial Wellness Class, August 11th; Native Professionals and Friends Night, August 16th; Save the Date - 9th Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow, and more!

  5. Aug 2

    SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition turns 50! Come celebrate Thursday, August 23rd, 3:30pm to 7:30pm at the SE Uplift building, 3534 SE Main St.

    We will be honoring several long-serving volunteers, and have activities related to our five-decade history of building healthy neighborhoods and promoting community involvement.

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  • Some National Night Out fun and enjoying some delicious (free!) @fiftylicks ice-cream at the Rose City Park festivities! Thank you to all the community members for coming out in support of this amazing tradition!#civicnno2018 #nationalnightout #nationalnightout2018 #imirj
  • 2018 National Night Out has begun! National Nigh Out is a tradition that brings communities together and fosters new connections. Find a party to attend! Link in bio.
#promote_the_common_good #civicnno2018 #civiclife #cityofportland
  • Check out our cool new door signage! .
#community&civiclife #promote_the_common_good #cityofportland
  • Did you know that the Office of Community & Civic Life logo is abstract, lively and represents the intangible aspects of our work! .
#promote_the_common_good #community&civiclife #civiclife #cityofportland
  • Amazing ride around the PDX Green Loop! 
#gumcanbestreetarttoo #greenloop #sundayparkways #civiclife #promote_the_common_good
  • What a ride! Thanks @portlandsundayparkways @pbotinfo .
#sundayparkways #pbot #civiclife #cityofportland #community_civic_life
  • “All people including youth have the constitutional right to make a change. But often youth of color are left simply critiquing the government versus having the ability to actually make a change.”
Antonia McSwain, Co-Chair, Multnomah Youth Commission presenting to Portland City Council. Antonia spoke about the need for our bureau name to reflect the inclusive spirit we aim to achieve.
#multnomahyouthcommission  #communityciviclife
  • What a beautiful day to enjoy the Portland International Muslim Cultural Festival. “Connecting Humanity Through The Power Of Music Art and Food”
  • National Night Out (NNO) is a tradition that weaves our communities together. Celebrated across the nation since 1983, NNO is a wonderful opportunity to build interconnected communities! Read more: link in bio . 
#nno #civiclife #promote_the_common_good
  • One city, many communities. Read more about how our programs are working toward bringing different voices together. .
Read more about Disability Power PDX 2018. Link in bio