The Disability Equity Goals are binding City Policy, providing a guidepost for City employees and leadership to follow.
The Office of Equity and Human Rights presented The Disability Equity Goals to City Council in November, 2020. Council unanimously adopted the goals and strategies as binding City Policy, providing a guidepost for City employees and leadership to follow.
- All activities, programs, facilities, and services offered by the City of Portland will provide for equitable outcomes and opportunities in accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Hiring and promotions of people experiencing disabilities will be fair and in keeping with the Model Employer of people with disabilities Policy adopted by Resolution 36925 in 2012 and the Model Employer of people with disabilities Strategic Plan adopted by Resolution No 37235 in 2016
- People experiencing disabilities will be provided equitable opportunities in contracting.