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The Community Healing through Art initiative is a collaboration with the City's former Creative Laureate, Subashini Ganesan-Forbes
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The Regional Arts & Culture Council has been providing arts-related services on the City's behalf since 1995.
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Leila Haile and Joaquin Lopez will begin serving on July 1st after Subashini Ganesan completes three and a half years in the role.
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The Recommended Draft emerges from three phases of robust public involvement that began over two years ago, including extensive community engagement and outreach, and is the first effort to create an integrated, holistic plan and design to guide decisions about the twelve South Park Blocks.
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These new protocols reprioritize public health and safety among houseless Portlanders and aim to improve sanitary conditions until we have additional shelter beds and housing available.
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Portlanders have resoundingly told Council that they need us to work together to meet Portland’s challenges. And where we fall short or lack paths forward to meet an urgent need, it is our job to create them.
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Only through broad, multi-jurisdictional partnerships can we face the threat of climate change
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Today’s decision will not be an indication that America is changing unless we make it so.
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Portland Parks Commissioner Carmen Rubio and Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) are pleased to announce that work is beginning to fully develop East Portland's Mill Park.
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The City of Portland is seeking candidates to serve as our next Creative Laureate.
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Commissioners signal that temporary shelters will not be permitted in natural areas and parks.
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After two years of work, the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability will bring its Shelter of Housing Continuum to the Council on March 17th. This schedule is intended to create space for the Council to fully understand both the proposal and the public’s feedback.
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Angela Jones works in advertising, lives in East Portland and owns The Big Legrowlski, a bar and music venue. She joins the 20-member Charter Commission to evaluate how local government works.
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I urge my colleagues to recommit ourselves to doing the hard work in our communities to get to the root causes of violence and focus on community-centered solutions. That deep recommitment to community is the tribute I hope we can make to these victims in the coming months.
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I urge my colleagues to recommit ourselves to doing the hard work in our communities to get to the root causes of violence and focus on community-centered solutions. That deep recommitment to community is the tribute I hope we can make to these victims in the coming months.
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Shared priorities will shape the Portland City Council’s budget and policy decisions during 2021.