Building the Oregon we Imagine, A Recap

On January 11th, Neighborhood Partnerships continued our work with Patrick Bresette of the Public Works Project (link: He spoke about the role of the Occupy movement, and how it’s changed the national debate around inequality. He also shared research and insights from working across the country in support of efforts to build and maintain […]

Tax Credit Donations Help Build More Opportunities across Oregon

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) and Neighborhood Partnerships (NP) recently awarded supplemental grants for eight innovative and collaborative proposals to reach communities who are currently underserved by the Oregon Individual Development Account (IDA) Initiative. IDAs are a proven program that helps families across Oregon build a stronger financial foundation. The Oregon IDA Initiative, housed […]

Our Shared Fate

Neighborhood Partnerships and the Housing Alliance know that everyone deserves a safe place to call home. Unfortunately today, too many of our neighbors and families are sleeping in cars, on couches or outdoors. The Oregonian recently published two articles about homelessness in our community—first, Monday’s editorial, which calls for community actions around homelessness in the […]

Asset Building Conference Inspires Rededication

Oregon nonprofit groups shared ideas to give everyone in the state opportunities to better themselves financially at the “Rebuilding the Path of Opportunity: 2011 Asset Builders’ Conference” held in Silverton last week. Over 100 professionals from community development corporations, family centers, community action agencies, micro-enterprise organizations, housing authorities, and social services agencies joined together to […]

Neighborhood Partnerships is Hiring!

Neighborhood Partnerships is in the process of hiring an Oregon IDA Initiative Program Coordinator! Neighborhood Partnerships (NP) is a dynamic, innovative statewide non-profit seeking a talented professional to join our team as the Oregon IDA Initiative Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator will support statewide asset building activities and the Oregon Individual Development Account (IDA) Initiative. […]

Time to Re-imagine Our Choices

We know that Oregon is at a crossroads, and we continue to face difficult choices. The deepest recession in decades is lingering, impacting both families and state tax revenues. The choices we make today must be designed to spur our economic recovery and build the best possible future for the people and businesses of our […]

NP Releases 2010-2011 Annual Report

Neighborhood Partnerships is pleased to release its 2010-2011 Annual Report. Each year, we release an Annual Report to quantify our work over the past year. You can also view previous Annual Reports. Each year, we build and manage strong partnerships that create change and advance progress in our community, and work to enhance the lives […]

Cuts Continue to Impact Oregon Families

For Immediate Release October 3, 2011 For More Information, Contact: Janet Byrd 503.516.4698 Cuts continue to impact Oregon families Oregon’s Department of Human Services implemented additional cuts on October 1 as a result of the budget passed by the Legislature for 2011-2013 in June. These cuts impact hundreds of Oregonians, and are on top of […]