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Land Use & Transportation
Civic Life Southwest Land Use & Transportation Forum is held several times a year. The agenda varies to include projects and items of interest that impact Southwest. Agency representatives are on hand to share updates, answer questions and listen to feedback. Connect and collaborate with land use and transportation advocates.
Civic Life administers a contract with Neighbors West-Northwest to provide insurance for neighborhood associations in the Southwest district.
Civic Life's communications infrastructure informs and engages community. It connects neighborhood associations and neighbors to City resources, events and funding opportunities. Subscribe to the Civic Life Southwest newsletter and follow Civic Life on social media. to learn more.
View Civic Life Southwest Neighborhood Pages to find boundaries, contact information, construction projects and events. Technical assistance is available to neighborhood associations wanting to improve their communications.
Community Activities Fund
Civic Life offers expense reimbursements for eligible volunteer-led organizations through the Southwest Community Activities Fund program. Sign up for the Civic Life Southwest newsletter to receive program announcements.
Small Grants and Sponsorships
Equitable and Fair Support
Southwest has the support of Civic Life staff that continue to build an equitable and fair process for delivering service. Sharon Keast is available to attend neighborhood association meetings and meet with boards to answer questions and collect feedback on priorities. Contact the coordinator directly, and the entire Civic Life team that can be reached at CivicLife@PortlandOregon.gov.