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A Message from SE Uplift’s Interim Executive Director

A Message from SE Uplift’s Interim Executive Director Hello SE neighbors.  SE Uplift is heartbroken to see our Asian Pacific Islander (API) neighbors and friends across the country experience race and gender-based hate and violence. Hate is not tolerated nor accepted in our community, and we stand with our API community members as they reel from the most recent gun violence in Atlanta; recover from the vandalism of Asian-owned Portland… Read More »A Message from SE Uplift’s Interim Executive Director

NA Board Member Orientation Packets

Are you a new board member on your Neighborhood Association board? Want to know where to begin? Please find all SE Uplift new neighborhood association board member informational packets here! If you have any questions, please e-mail operations@seuplift.org or matchu@seuplift.org. Or visit our funder’s web page!

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SE Uplift Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas: Archive

Here you will find an archive of SE Uplift board meeting minutes dating back to as early as 2014. This is an excellent resource for new Neighborhood Association Board Members and SE Uplift Board Members. You can use this to: reference a specific issue from a specific month or year, reference an important SE Uplift decisions, reference what a specific neighborhood association’s position was in a previous discussion. etc. If you… Read More »SE Uplift Board Meeting Minutes & Agendas: Archive

Department of Justice Annual Report

All neighborhoods associations are required to register with the Department of Justice, Charitable Activities Section, regardless of the amount of revenue brought in annually. Annual reports are published online for donors and other entities to reference when interested in learning more about your organization and its finances.

Secretary of State Annual Report

All neighborhood associations are required to register as non-profit corporations and renew annually with the Secretary of State, Corporate Division. Incorporation with the Secretary of State ensures that your association is a legal entity in Oregon, which provides an extra level of protection for members in addition to the protection from SE Uplift’s Directors and Officers Insurance.

Meeting Sign-In Sheet Example

Neighborhood associations are required to include a list of members in attendance in their meeting minutes. The easiest way to collect this information is through a sign-in sheet. Sign-in sheets can also provide an easy way to sign people up for your listserv or newsletter.

Motion Form

Using a motion form can be helpful for ensuring that the ‘mover’ has thought through all the necessary parts of their motion and that the exact wording is recorded in the meeting minutes.

Marked Crosswalks In Portland

This tutorial will provide an overview of local crosswalk laws, when a marked crossing is the best option, how concerns about unsafe crossings should be addressed and what role funding plays in crosswalk decisions.