Our Election Recommendations

Dear Friend of Neighborhood Partnerships: Voting is an incredibly important part of our responsibilities and privileges as citizens of this country. At Neighborhood Partnerships, we take this responsibility very seriously. Our Board of Directors has endorsed three positions on measures that are currently before Oregon voters in this election. We urge all of our supporters,…

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Why Neighborhood Partnerships has endorsed No on Measure 105

At Neighborhood Partnerships, we believe every Oregonian deserves opportunity, respect, and safety, no matter where they come from or what their skin color. At Neighborhood Partnerships, we believe in welcoming our neighbors, building bridges of understanding, and treating others as one would hope to be treated. We believe diversity makes us stronger. In Oregon, our…

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We’re hiring!

Neighborhood Partnerships is seeking a new team member who will help us bring housing opportunity to more Oregonians. Together, we know we can implement policies at the state level which will expand access to affordable housing, bring stability to people who rent their homes, prevent and end homelessness, and help people access safety and stability…

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Thank you, Jenny!

We would like to announce that Jenny Lee, our Housing Policy Director is moving on to a new opportunity. We are sorry to see her go but we are so excited for her next steps! Jenny has been at Neighborhood Partnerships since October 2015, and has helped to convene the Oregon Housing Alliance. Jenny has…

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Director’s Desk: Welcome 2017

By Janet Byrd, Executive Director Welcome 2017! It’s shaping up to be quite a year in Oregon and across the country. Here at Neighborhood Partnerships we are looking forward to working with you to build increased opportunity for all Oregonians, to protect the progress we’ve made, and to bring people together to think and talk…

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The Power of Paradox

By Jill Winsor Oregon is a state that rises to meet its challenges. Oregonians strive to be exceptional and to make sure that where we lead, others will want to follow. Oregonians want to live in a state where all of our residents can thrive. That’s the energy behind our Oregon’s Bright Futures work. We…

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RE:Conference RE:Cap

To those who were able to attend this year’s RE:Conference, thank you so much for coming! Neighborhood Partnerships is honored to be part of such a passionate and dedicated community of people. We were blown away by your dedication to your communities and the energy and excitement for the work we have ahead of us.…

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Welcome Hannah!

Neighborhood Partnerships is excited to announce our newest staff member, Hannah Waterman, Development Manager. As Development Manager, Hannah works closely with Neighborhood Partnerships’ generous supporters and community partners to further the mission of bringing opportunity to all Oregonians. Hannah leads marketing efforts for the IDA Initiative as well as managing NP’s individual and community donor…

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Eight Things, 81 Days

These remarks are edited from the closing celebration at the 2016 RE:Conference. For the last twelve months, I have felt as if we, people who care about everyone having a safe place to call home, were on the verge of something big – a breakthrough in public understanding about the importance of home, about the ways…

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Welcome Holly!

Neighborhood Partnerships is pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Holly McGuire! Welcome Holly! Holly has joined the Oregon IDA Initiative as an IDA Program Coordinator. We asked her a few questions about herself to try to get to know her a little bit better. For starters, tell me a little about yourself I come…

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