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…

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Scanning the Horizon for Opportunity: What’s Ahead in Oregon Politics

2016 is a year of big changes in our political landscape. What does this mean for opportunity for all of Oregon? How will we use our tools to create a better future, and to open doors for all Oregonians? How will we harness our innovative spirit, our talent, and our energy to invest in people…

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Provocative questions & the secret recipe to build financial security

I had the opportunity this week, along with Jill Winsor and Amy Stuczynski of the NP team, to attend a symposium sponsored by our friends at the Community Action Partnership of Oregon, Multnomah County, and Oregon Housing and Community Services.  The two-day event was organized around a series of “provocative questions.” Those of you who…

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From The Director’s Desk: Financial Capability Month

April is Financial Capability Month. There’s been so much going on at NP already this year that I feel like we’ve had a head start to take a big picture look at what is happening all across the state to support Oregonians in building a firmer financial foundation. Our heads and hearts are full of…

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