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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Legislative Advocacy 101 & 201 – Apply today!

Are you getting ready for the Legislative session? Is this your first time in “the building”? Or do you need a refresher? Come join Neighborhood Partnerships for an Advocacy 101 and Advocacy 201 session – we’ll cover the basics of the building from legislative deadlines to filing a bill to making your case, and more.…

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Everyone deserves a safe place to call home

Neighborhood Partnerships is pleased to endorse the historic Yes for Affordable Homes campaign! Neighborhood Partnerships was founded back in 1990 with the understanding that having a safe place to call home creates opportunity, stability, and safety, and that understanding has helped shape our work for the past twenty-six years. Today, in Oregon, far too many people lack the…

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We’re Hiring!

Neighborhood Partnerships (NP) works across Oregon to increase access to opportunity. We work collaboratively to catalyze and manage research-backed initiatives, systems, and policy changes that help Oregonians achieve housing stability and build financial security. We work as advocates, connectors, and program managers to increase resources, improve public policy, and spark innovation and collaboration.  We are…

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Let Dr. Crystal Hall Challenge Your Assumptions and Improve Your Impact

By Jill Winsor We’re continuing to give you previews of what the RE:Conference will bring. Don’t forget to take advantage of Early Bird registration before this Friday (September 23rd)! On November 16th, Dr. Crystal Hall will join us at the RE:Conference to share what she’s learned with her work with the White House Social and…

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Our Trip on the ‘Discrimination Bus Tour’ of Portland

A few weeks ago, NP staff had the opportunity to join other non-profit organizations on the Fair Housing Council of Oregon’s bus tour of historic housing discrimination. We knew it would be educational, full of insights, and also difficult as we journeyed back in history to better understand the legal and illegal tools and strategies…

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