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Archive for Month: January 2018

Voices of the Homeless

It’s fair to say that issues of homelessness have been among the most talked about topics in Portland for the past few years. We’ve heard from homeowners, city officials, business people, and non-profit organizations. Everyone, it seems, recognizes that having people unhoused on the streets of Portland is good for no one. The February League of Women Voters of Portland 2017-18 Civic Education program is dedicated to listening to people who have experienced homelessness. Please join us in hearing speakers representing Transition Projects and the Village Coalition and who have hands-on experience dealing with the problems of being unhoused. Tuesday, […]

Public Safety Action Committee

NWNW Public  Safety Action Committee Meeting Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 Open House: 6:30pm-7:00pm (meet your local officers!) Meeting time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm First United Methodist Church, Fireside Room, 1838 SW Jefferson Join us for a Public Safety Action Committee (PSAC) meeting. The PSAC is a forum where community members, businesses, neighborhood associations, the Office of Neighborhood Involvement Crime Prevention and the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) come together to problem-solve issues in their neighborhoods. It is also a great opportunity to meet neighborhood officers and PPB Central Precinct command staff. Your interests and concerns drive the meeting agenda: Do you have […]

PDX Reporter

Report livability concerns with PDX Reporter PDX Reporter is the official app for Portlanders to report livability concerns to the city. When you see a sidewalk trip hazard, an abandoned car, or a clogged storm drain you can take a photo and upload it to the app which will automatically send your report to the relevant city bureau. The app was originally launched in 2010 as a native app but it is now only web-based, meaning it is accessible from users’ web browsers. The app is currently in beta testing, but has kept the same functions and structure as the […]

ONI Joint Letter

Hello Neighbors, The Office of Neighborhood Involvement, City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly, ONI Director Suk Rhee, and leaders from ONI neighborhood and community partners are excited to invite all Portlanders to think about what we can accomplish together for our City and future generations. This year has brought new energy and leadership to ONI at all levels. What has not changed is ONI’s mission: “Promoting a culture of civic engagement by connecting and supporting all Portlanders working together and with government to build inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.” As the City’s bureau serving as the first point of contact […]

Office of Neighborhood Involvement name change

The Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) is changing its name!  ONI’s name is changing to better reflect our work and the people and place we serve now and for subsequent generations.  We’d like you to participate in the renaming!  ONI, like Portland, has changed and grown over the years…read more about our evolution here: https://www.facebook.com/ONIpdx/posts/1715967705090204 Help us find a better name.  Share your ideas with us through this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2TVQ26L This survey asks two questions and is open until noon on Wed, Jan 24. What is your idea for a new name? Would you like to be considered for a […]