General Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources
Glossary of equity terms
- Oregon Recreation and Parks Association (ORPA) glossary of terms in equity dialogue
- Office of Equity and Human Rights shared definitions of racial equity terms
Black, Indigenous and People of Color Healthcare Resources
Language Access Resources
- Limited English Proficiency map overlaid with Parks properties
- Office of Equity and Human Right's Language Access resources
- Office of Community and Civic Life's Access Tip of the Month on Plain Language
ADA Access Resources
- OEHR Q&A on Effective ADA Communication (78.23 Kb)
- Writing about disability: How to write about people with disabilities (2.3 Mb)
- ADA Accessible Meetings: Accessibility Tips for a Better Zoom/Virtual Meeting Experience
- Effective Communications Guidance: Guide to effective communication produced by the City of Portland’s ECC Aging & Disability Team
Resources for New Portlanders
Oregon Lifeline (Oregon Telephone Assistance Program)
The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) manages the Oregon Lifeline program. If you qualify, this federal and state government assistance program reduces your monthly residential/landline or wireless phone bill by $12.75.
Since 1923, the Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division has been providing food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need. Whether due to the loss of a job, domestic crime, illness, or victims of fire or disaster, the Sunshine Division has built a 91-year legacy of mobilizing quickly and efficiently to assist distressed Portlanders. If you need help with food or clothing, please call the information line at 503-823-2102.
The mission of Human Solutions is to help low-income and homeless families and individuals gain self-sufficiency by providing affordable housing, family support services, job readiness training and economic development opportunities.
Keeping people and communities healthy means more than access to medical care. It means ensuring people have the basics, like food, housing and economic opportunity. At the nonprofit 211info, they believe in the idea of Health for Your Whole Life. It’s their commitment to work toward an Oregon and Southwest Washington where everyone’s health and social services needs are met. For more information, please call 211.
Internet Essentials from Comcast
Affordable internet at home for eligible families plus free classes, free online tutorials, and more.
Portland Parks & Recreation Staff Resources
Sign-in is required to access the staff resources below. If you are a Portland Parks & Recreation staff member and have questions about how to access these resources, please email Veronica Arenas Marshall.
- PP&R Microsoft Teams Channel for Equity HUB Resources (sign-in required)