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Get Ready to Rank Your (Mock) Vote! 

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Civic Life Grantees Combating the Fentanyl Crisis

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Office of Community & Civic Life Funds Free Legal Services for Immigrants & Refugees

A first-of-its-kind partnership between the City’s Immigrant & Refugee Program and Portland Community College Legal Resource Center will provide free legal aid for these communities

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Free Constructing Civic Dialogues Workshops

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Civic Life Statement on Kenton Firehouse Auditor's Report

The Auditor's Office released a report regarding Civic Life's management of the Historic Kenton Firehouse. They found issues with past management of the property and made recommendations for change. Civic Life agrees with the recommendations and is already pursuing options to remedy the situation.

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Welcoming Week 2023 Video and Report

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Reclaim Your Vote with Urban League of Portland

Join Urban League of Portland to learn about new voter registration, maintaining current voter registration, and the City of Portland’s new voting system – rank choice voting.

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Free Pass for North Portland Residents!

Beginning Dec. 1, 2023 all North Portland residents are eligible for a free pass to Matt Dishman Community Center.

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Squires Helping Young Dads

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Celebrate Welcoming Week 2023!

Welcoming Week has events running from Sept. 8-15!

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Small Grants & Sponsorships Open Soon

Small Grants & Sponsorships opening Sept. 25

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New Portland Voting Districts Finalized

Learn about the new voting district map

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Save the Date for Welcoming Week 2023

Join us for a vibrant and family-friendly celebration of our immigrant and refugee communities!

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Bucking Expectations: 8 Seconds Juneteenth Rodeo

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PEP External Listening Report

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Spreading the PDX Saints Love!

PDX Saints Love applied for a small grant from Civic Life’s East Portland Community Office to establish a pilot program providing support to folks in East Portland experiencing houselessness, substance use disorders, and resource scarcity.

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Reimagining Equitable Services: The Citywide Equitable Engagement Cohort

Civic Life partnered with the Centre for Public Impact to create the Citywide Equitable Engagement Cohort and reimagine equitable government structures.

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Five Takeaways from the PEP Talk

Hear from Dr. Julia Carboni of Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

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