Neighborhood Partnerships Signs Our First Union Contract

On June 21, Neighborhood Partnerships and ILWU Local 5 signed the organization’s first ever labor contract! This milestone is the result of principled, collaborative negotiations by NP’s employees – both workers and management – over the course of a year. This work followed NP’s voluntary recognition of the staff union in spring 2023. The new […]

Celebrating Two Amazing Trainings

Financial Coaching for Prosperity We are excited to announce that a cohort of 33 staff that work with IDA savers (from 24 different IDA Provider organizations) just completed our first 28-hour Financial Coaching for Prosperity Training Series! This training, which spanned 2 months, both in person and virtual, provided staff from across the Initiative comprehensive […]

Announcing $11.5 million in IDA Funding

Espanol Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS), in partnership with Neighborhood Partnerships (NP), announce $11.5 million in funding to support the Individual Development Account Initiative statewide. An Individual Development Account (IDA) is a matched savings account, where the money participants save is multiplied up to five times by the program. As Oregonians face inflation and […]

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Welcome Rochelle Wasula

Rochelle joins Neighborhood Partnerships with more than 15 years of experience in operations and project management and most recently came to us from Mercy Corps Northwest. Her talents include system and vendor coordination, improving processes and project and office management.

Act Now to Empower Oregonians through IDAs

Now is the Time to Act Now is the time to act. We need your voice to ensure that HB 4131 passes and that the IDA program continues to thrive. Email Senator Elizabeth Steiner and Representative Tawna Sanchez today to urge them to support HB 4131.  Sample Email Subject: Please fund HB 4131 and the […]