Accomplishments & Reports
Since its formation in 2016, the New Portlanders Policy Commission (NPPC) has worked to integrate immigrant and refugee communities’ voices into the City of Portland's policies and decision-making. Below is a list of some of their notable accomplishments.
2020 Condemnation of Hate Crimes Against Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities Proclamation
On June 24, 2020, the NPPC, Asian Pacific Network of Oregon (APANO), and Portlanders United Against Hate (PUAH) presented a Proclamation to Portland City Council which condemned hate crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. You can find the Proclamation here:
2019 New Portlanders Speak 2.0 Report
Written by the NPPC, this report explores how the City of Portland can become a safe and welcoming city for immigrants and refugees. Recommendations included in the report: creating cultural and linguistic support throughout all city services, establishing a multicultural center, and providing additional resources for immigrant and refugee organizations to train their constituents in civic engagement. Download the full report below.
2018 Welcoming/Inclusive/Sanctuary City Task Force and Report
This limited-term group was formed by Commissioner Chloe Eudaly, Civic Life (then called Office of Neighborhood Involvement), and NPPC. The group developed the Sanctuary City Task Force Report to outline recommendations and priorities for protecting individuals and communities targeted for deportation by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. Download the full report below.