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 […]

Announcing Round Four of the Advocate’s College

Neighborhood Partnerships is pleased to announce that applications are now available for the fourth round of our Advocates College. The first three Advocates Colleges were huge successes, and have had immediate benefits for participants. Sybil Hebb, lobbyist for the Oregon Law Center and graduate of the first Advocate’s College, has this to say: ” The […]

What’s Your Story of Oregon?

Neighborhood Partnerships has just completed phase one of our Oregon Narrative project. We partnered with Metro and more than 2,000 members of the Opt In panel took time to share their thoughts. We wanted to know whether reminding folks of the vision many of us share is helpful as we launch conversations about what it […]

Announcing Round Three of the Advocate’s College

Neighborhood Partnerships is pleased to announce that applications are now available for the third round of our Advocates College, thanks to the commitment of our lead trainer, Patrick Bresette of Public Works, and the generosity of our funders. Both the first and second Advocate’s Colleges were huge successes, and have had immediate benefits for participants. […]

Creating a New Oregon Story

Please join us for a “Communications Boot Camp”, an intense, day-long event bringing together a diverse set of voices to help create a common story about the state of Oregon and its future. Together, we will develop a common narrative about our state and about our path forward towards a more vibrant, prosperous, and inclusive […]

Creating an Oregon Story

Please join us on Tuesday July 24 in Portland or on Monday July 30 in Salem for a “Communications Boot Camp”, an intense, day-long event bringing together a diverse set of voices to help create a common story about the state of Oregon and its future. Together, we will develop a common narrative about our […]