We’ve set a goal of raising a total of $5,000 for our new Creative Engagement Grant Program by January 1, 2014. We’re already half way there. So join us in celebrating, discovering and creating our neighborhoods!Together, we can make it happen.more »
“Why wasn’t I notified about it?” This is a question we frequently hear from neighbors when they learn about new development occurring in their neighborhood. Portland’s land use notification rules have frustrated and befuddled community members for ages. The good news is that there are a few techniques you can use to learn about proposed developments before they happen, regardless of notification.more »
After witnessing a fatal collision, an internationally recognized open source software developer joins forces with his neighbors to bring safety improvements to NE Glisan Street.more »
Maps are powerful. They can reveal patterns, illuminate relationships, and communicate complex information. By providing unprecedented access to local geographically based data, the Regional Equity Atlas 2.0 enables community stakeholders to bring legitimacy to local perspectives and generate political will through mapping.more »
What happens when over 300 Portlanders get together to share their stories of humorous and bizarre neighborly interactions and raise funds for community-based civic art projects?
They learn the details and motivation behind “panty-knifing” and oh so much more!more »
If you have looked for an apartment or house to rent in SE Portland lately, you have undoubtedly discovered one thing: you are not alone. The addition of new apartments should eventually make the search for a rental unit a little less competitive, but will it make things any more affordable?more »
This is the second article in a series about neighborhoods and social media. In the first article we explored the types of content that neighborhoods can create to best connect with their community on Facebook. We will now continue by tackling the challenge of how neighborhoods can grow their Facebook audience.more »