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Our Civic Life Update is delivered to your email inbox twice a month. These updates share civic engagement opportunities, keep you up to date on our programs, and offer stories about our community partners. Sign up for Civic Life Updates here.

Read Past Civic Life Updates

August 10, 2022: Cannabis Reinvesting in Communities: Read here.

July 27, 2022: Neighborhood Emergency Teams: Read here.

July 13, 2022: Inclusionary Housing Program: Read here.

June 29, 2022: Complete Student Support from Friendly House: Read here.

June 15, 2022: Recognizing Juneteenth: Read here.

June 1, 2022: LGBTQIA2S+ Pride Month: Read here.

May 18, 2022: Help for Portland's Homelessness Crisis: Read here.

May 4, 2022: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Read here.

April 20, 2022: Crafting Cannabis Equity and Justice: Read here.

April 6, 2022: Get Involved in the Charter Commission's Review Process: Read here.

March 23, 2022: Employees Re-enter City of Portland Offices: Read here.

March 9, 2022: Support for Ukraine: Read here

February 23, 2022: Good Neighbors Build Good Neighborhoods: Read here.

February 9, 2022: Changing Disability Conversations: Read here.

February 3, 2022: Reflecting on Civic Life's Last Year and Looking Ahead: Read here.

January 26, 2022: Serving Portland's Craft Cannabis Industry: Read here.

January 12, 2022: Supporting our Historically Black Neighborhoods: Read here.

December 22, 2021: Ring in the New Year with the Noise Program. Read here.

December 8, 2021: Providing a Safety Net for Cannabis Business and Workers. Read here.

November 23, 2021: November is Native American Heritage Month. Read here.

November 10, 2021: Charter Review Listening Sessions. Read here.

October 25, 2021: Reflecting on the Past Six Months, A message from Interim Director Michael Montoya. Read here.

October 20, 2021: Share Your Thoughts on the City Budget: Read here.

October 6, 2021: Fresh Fruit for Backpacks. Read here.

September 21, 2021: National Expungement Week. Read here.

September 9, 2011: You are Invited to Welcoming Week! Read here.

August 25, 20211: Belonging Begins with Us! Read here.

August 11, 2021: Is Pandemic Recovery Noisy? Read here.

July 28, 2021: A Dream Rezoned. Read here.

July 14, 2021: Creating Space for Everyone. Read here.

June 30, 2021: Honoring Juneteenth. Read here.

June 16, 2021: Celebrating Immigrant and Refugee Heritage Month. Read here.

June 2, 20121: Welcome Interim Director Michael Montoya. Read here.

May 19, 2021: Farwell Director Rhee. Read here.

May 5, 2021: Creating Safe & Welcoming Spaces. Read here.

April 21, 2021: Day of Silence. Read here.

April 7, 2021: Community Care Response. Read here.

Mach 25, 2021: Supporting our Asian and Pacific Islander Communities. Read here.

March 10, 2021: Eliminating Racial Discrimination Requires Everyone. Read here.

February 24, 2021: How Do City Budgets Serve You? Read here.

February 10, 2021: Celebrating Black Excellence. Read here.

January 27, 2021: Forging a Union with Purpose. Read here.

January 13, 2021: New Year, New Commissioner. Read here.

December 30, 2020: Thank You Commissioner Eudaly! Read here.

December 16, 2020: Relief for All Oregonians. Read here.

December 2, 2020: In Solidarity with the Disability Community. Read here.

November 18, 2020: A Brighter Future for All. Read here.

November 11, 2020: Don't Forget the Three "W's". Read here.

October 21, 2020: Funding Opportunities for Disability and BIPOC Communities. Read here.

October 7, 2020: Investing in Local Businesses and Organizations with Cannabis Tax. Read here.

September 23, 2020: Information is Power. Read here.

September 10, 2020: Survey Says... Read here.

August 26, 2020: Once Upon a Decade. Read here.

August 18, 2020: RIP City! Read here.

August 11, 2020: The Census Season is Heating Up. Read here.

August 3, 2020: The Power of Signs. Read here.

July 30, 2020: Remembering August 3. Read here.

July 29, 2020: Celebrating 30 Years of ADA. Read here.

July 14, 2020: Relief for Small Businesses. Read here.

June 30, 2020: How Your Vote Can Help Shape Portland's Future. Read here.

May 26: Introducing Civic Life's New Zine. Read here.

May 19, 2020: Have You Voted? Read here.

May 12, 2020: Have You Seen the Bears? Read here.

May 5, 2020: What Makes May 14th So Special? Read here.

April 28, 2020: Resilient PDX Survey. Read here.

April 21, 2020: Lending a Helping Hand. Read here.

April 15, 2020: Finding New Ways to Connect. Read here.

April 7, 2020: COVID-19 Resources. Read here.

March 31, 2020: We Are All In This, Together. Read here.

March 13, 2020: Keeping Our Communities Safe. Read here.

March 3, 2020: MYC Candidate Forums. Read here.

February 10, 2020: Cannabis Equity Grants. Read here.

February 4, 2020: From the Archives. Read here.

Promote the Common Good: Civic Life is building stronger communities by supporting and empowering Portlanders. We think, act, and partner with our communities to better understand and take care of their diverse needs. We invite you to join us in this continuous, much needed work to make our communities safer and more welcoming for all.