Services, Guides, and Information

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A Dream Rezoned

Navigating Possibilities Within Portland's Long History of Racist Planning
A summary of all images and their sources.

About Civic Life

The Office of Community & Civic Life (or just Civic Life) was founded in 1974 as a way for members of the Portland community to get involved with their local government.
Apply online for membership on a Development Services board or commission.
The Arts Education & Access Fund (AEAF) Oversight Committee is charged with reviewing the AEAF expenditures, progress, and outcomes and reporting its findings to the City Council annually.
The ONI Standards require all recognized neighborhood associations to have bylaws. The ONI Standards also identify specific elements that every neighborhood association needs to include in its bylaws. This page also provides tips for deciding on your NA structure and a glossary of terms.

Civic Portal

External Resource
This page will direct you to our online licensing system
All community-based advisory groups in the City of Portland.
Constructing Civic Dialogues builds support for groups who provide free communication, mediation, and facilitation training services to Portland community members.
Constructing Civic Dialogues provides no-cost communication, mediation, and facilitation training services.
Diversity and Civic Leadership (DCL) program offers grants to BIPOC-led community organizations to design and implement programs that grow leadership and civic engagement.
A city works best when it listens to the people most impacted by its programs and decisions. 
The Multnomah Youth Commission (MYC) is the official youth policy body for both the City of Portland and Multnomah County. MYC members range in ages 13-21 and strive to provide a voice for youth in the City and County's work.