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 […]

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 […]

Small housing advocacy community grants available

By Alison McIntosh, Deputy Director – Policy and Communications We are excited to announce the availability of small housing advocacy community grants to elevate your voice and strengthen our housing advocacy and agenda development process. (Thanks to Meyer Memorial Trust for creating this opportunity). As you may know, the Housing Alliance is committed to securing […]

Apply for 2016 Advocates College

For more than six years, leaders from across Oregon have come together to learn how we can change the way we speak about the issues we care about to be more effective in our advocacy with decision makers. We call it Advocates College. Now you too can learn the research-backed techniques for communicating powerfully and […]

Testimony in Support of EITC

House Committee on Revenue February 4, 2016 House Bill 4110 Relating to Taxation Chair Barnhart and members of the Committee, Neighborhood Partnerships’ mission is to create opportunity for Oregonians with low incomes. We believe that communities are stronger and more resilient when more of our neighbors are able to navigate financial bumps in the road […]