2019 Community & Civic Engagement Projects

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Central Northeast Neighbors awarded $10,000 in grants to five groups that will engage community in projects that build healthy, connected, and more resilient communities and neighborhoods. Grantees will be leveraging and contributing resources equivalent to $80,000. Grant awards range from … Continued

Why Getting to Know your Neighbors Matters

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A key takeaway heard at recent community meetings was “get to know your neighbors ” whether the topic of discussion was community safety, inclusion, or other.  In this time of rapid change and urban growth, connecting to your immediate neighbors may be … Continued

Completion of 4 tiny houses at Dignity Village

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ashley Howe, ReBuilding Center, Marketing & Communications Manager 503-729-7935 | ashley@rebuildingcenter.org   REBUILDING CENTER, PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS, TRADES TRAINING GROUPS, CITY OFFICIALS, AND MEMBERS OF THE HOUSELESS COMMUNITY CELEBRATE THE COMPLETION OF FOUR TINY HOUSES AT DIGNITY … Continued

Advocate for NE Sandy Improvements  

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Thank you to all who participated in the Nov. workshop with LUTOP. The information gathered will be included in PBOT’s pre-application for the Transportation and Growth Management grant. Once we clear this first hurdle we are going to need letters of support from the … Continued

Air Monitoring Station in Sumner

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Air quality advocates worked with DEQ to finalize an agreement with the School Districts for access to locate an air monitoring station.  This is at Helensview Alternative School in Sumner  near the community garden where neighbors live close to industrial and other air … Continued

Block Parties Build Community!

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It is the season to connect and get to know your neighbors while grilling and chilling. Some of the most popular gatherings are hosted at apartment complexes-  National Night Out in Hollywood (photo)  is an event that brings diverse neighbors … Continued

Stay Connected Workshop!

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How to get the best outreach results using online tools–Busy organizing community activities with limited time and resources to get the word out -all the while hoping social media and online props will help you to meet outreach goals? Learn … Continued