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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

Carolyn Lee, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator

Kenya Williams, Equity & Inclusion Specialist

Lorraine Wilson, Equity & Inclusion Specialist

Som Nath Subedi, Parks for New Portlanders Engagement Coordinator