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 […]
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 […]
Winter shelters are opening- volunteer and donate now! As the temperatures drop outside, winter homeless shelters are opening around the city to make sure that people experiencing homelessness are safe, warm and dry and they need community members to get involved to support the people who turn to them. Here are the current shelters in NW and Downtown Portland and ways that you can support them: 5th Avenue Center- 421 SW 5th Ave The 5th Avenue Shelter is a temporary, low-barrier overnight shelter for up to 75 men with priority for people 55 and older, those with disabilities, and Veterans. […]
SHNA Community Rain Garden
by Carla Eisner, SHNA Board Member, Sustainability Committee Chair After months of planning and site preparation, volunteers from the Sylvan-Highlands Neighborhood Association and the Odyssey School community teamed up on November 18th to install a native plant rain garden on the Odyssey campus. The project was funded by a Neighborhood Small Grant award from NWNW and ONI. In the fall of 2016, Odyssey School, a History Focus Option Program of Portland Public Schools, opened its new location in the East Sylvan School building. With most students living outside the Sylvan-Highlands boundaries, SHNA was eager to welcome the school to the […]
Support Old Town
Old Town Winter Social & Silent Auction Fundraiser Thursday, December 14, 2017, 6-9 pm The Falcon Building, 321 NW Glisan Join the Old Town Community Association for an evening with Old Town friends and neighbors. Enjoy tasty bites from our own local restaurants, drinks, music, and an incredible view as we come together to celebrate the successes of the year and raise funds to continue the work of our District Manager. $25 Get tickets here!
Affordable Housing Bond Community Survey
Take the survey before September 23 to have your opinions heard. In November 2016, Portland voters approved a historic funding source, the Affordable Housing Bond, to increase affordable housing in our communities. This new funding source will provide $258.4 million for affordable housing and produce a total of 1,300 housing units.