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Affordable housing is one step closer at South Cooper Mountain

Beaverton officially broke ground on its affordable housing project for over 300 low-income residents June 29. Read more

Prosper Portland Has a Chance to Bring a New Urban Renewal Area to East Portland

“The legacy of [urban renewal areas] is displacement, gentrification, and creating neighborhoods that serve the next generation of folks coming in at the expense of folks already living there,” says Callie Riley, anti-displacement coalition manager...

Land Conservation and Development Commission Hearing Draft Rules on Climate-Friendly and Equitable Communities

Land Conservation and Development Commission Hearing Draft Rules on Climate-Friendly and Equitable Communities Read more

TURNING ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE TASK FORCE INTO COUNCIL

Governor Kate Brown’s office is celebrating the passage of HB 4077 which codifies the existing Environmental Justice Task Force (EJTF) as the Environmental Justice Council. Read more

Why Congress isn't Talking about Immigration Reforms?

Virginia Camberos of the advocacy group Unite Oregon asked why Congress isn't talking about immigration reforms to allow undocumented workers to remain safely in America. Read more

Solar Ambassadors for Oregon Communities

Solar energy is taking off in the United States. The U.S. Energy Information Agency projects that solar power will account for nearly half of all new electricity-generating capacity in 2022. Read more

$500k in grants coming to Rogue Valley organizations post-Almeda Fire

$500k in grants coming to Rogue Valley organizations post-Almeda Fire Read more

Portland auditor calls out city's uncoordinated patchwork approach to collections

The city of Portland is making it even more difficult for those who can’t pay their bills because of the way it tries to collect debts. A city audit found Portland’s inconsistent and uncoordinated approach...

NY Times: Treating Addiction as a Crime Doesn’t Work. What Oregon Is Doing Just Might.

By Maia Szalavitz, NY Times  Morgan Godvin arrived at the Multnomah County Inverness jail in Oregon in June 2013. She had volunteered to be locked up during a drug-court appearance for felony heroin possession. Like many... Read more

Social Justice Nonprofit Unite Oregon Gets New Director

Khanh Le is appointed the next Executive Director of Unite Oregon. Read more