Neighborhood Partnerships is Launching a Mini Advocate’s College

Neighborhood Partnerships is excited to announce that we will launch a mini Advocate’s College in Corvallis on Tuesday, March 20 and Monday, April 23. This is a shorter, less intensive version, but the same topics will be covered. Neighborhood Partnerships will offer this unique training opportunity to up to fifteen participants. We have several goals […]

Neighborhood Partnerships is Hiring!

Neighborhood Partnerships is hiring a Fiscal and Program Assistant! Neighborhood Partnerships, a dynamic, innovative statewide nonprofit seeks motivated person to provide quality bookkeeping, donor relations support and data management to Finance Director and Program Staff. Detail-oriented, accurate, computer savvy, team player with one to two years of experience desired. Salary based on experience. Full time […]

CFED Scorecard Reminds Us to Take Action to Protect Homeowners from Unfair Foreclosures!

Today Neighborhood Partnerships is taking part in a nationally coordinated release of the Corporation for Enterprise Development’s Assets and Opportunity Scorecard. The Oregon Scorecard builds on a family financial resilience framework developed by CFED that looks at ways we as a state can act to support the five steps to financial security – Learn, Earn, […]

Action Anticipated on Foreclosure Crisis

Oregonians facing the loss of their homes need clear and accurate information about their rights, obligations and the foreclosure process. Where possible, alternatives to foreclosure ought to be fairly considered. When there is no viable alternative, the foreclosure process ought to be conducted with adequate notice and transparent process. The Housing Alliance has adopted the […]

Building the Oregon we Imagine, A Recap

On January 11th, Neighborhood Partnerships continued our work with Patrick Bresette of the Public Works Project (link: http://sites.google.com/site/demospublicworks/). 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. […]