Older Americans Month

Each May, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older Americans for their contributions and provide them with information to help them stay healthy and active. This year, we are focusing on theme of Healthy, Active Seniors with the Activities at our Multicultural Senior Center. We will have live...

Continue reading

We need your help!

The Urban League of Portland has been able to serve, empower, and advocate for Oregonians since 1945 thanks in part to our committed team of community participants and engaged volunteers. You’re receiving this email because you’ve shown an interest in supporting us with your time or services as a volunteer....

Continue reading

Advocacy & Civic Engagement – Organizing Coordinator

Position Title: Organizing Coordinator Reports To: Director of Advocacy and Public Policy Hours:  30 hours per week; potential for FT employment The Urban League of Portland is seeking an Organizing Coordinator to join a dynamic team of organizers working to increase the power, voice and leadership of Oregon’s African American/Black communities...

Continue reading

Advocacy & Civic Engagement – Field Organizer

Position title:  Field Organizer Reports to: Director of Advocacy and Public PolicyHours and Compensation: .5 FTE (20 hours per week)$16.50 – $18.00 per hour Position Overview The Urban League of Portland is looking for a motivated, creative, and organized Field Organizer to develop and meet organizing goals towards building power,...

Continue reading

Self Enhancement, Inc to Offer NW Natural Gas Assistance

SEI has funds available to assist families in paying their Northwest Natural Gas (NWNG) bill  to warm their homes or to cook.  Clients do not have to be past due or in a shut off status to receive energy assistance towards their NWNG bill.  Beginning Monday, March 17th NWNG clients...

Continue reading

We Are Health Movement II Graduation

Photo by Carlos Silva. Portland, OR – Community health workers walked across the stage at the Miracles Club to be recognized as trusted members of the community who are dedicated and trained to promote and support public health.  This program uniquely featured the We Are Health curriculum developed by Noelle Wiggins...

Continue reading

February 2014 Newsletter

     Empowering Communities.  Changing Lives.    Winter 2014 Newsletter    In This Issue Career Connections Job Fair   2014 State of Black Oregon   We Are Health Movement   Social Justice & Civic Leadership   Cover Oregon   Senior Services   Quick Links      Upcoming Events Become a...

Continue reading

Presenting the 2014 Social Justice & Civic Leadership Program Cohort

The Urban League of Portland is pleased to present our 2014 Social Justice and Civic Leadership (SJCL) cohort. The program will provide participants an opportunity to  work together throughout the year on Urban League issue campaigns. We will also cover how to impact public policy and involvement in public decision-making.  The SJCL program began with a retreat...

Continue reading

The Lund Report Highlights our We Are Health Movement

The Lund Report is the first independent Web news site in Oregon dedicated to educating you about the inner workings of the healthcare industry.  They offer new perspectives about healthcare, and today published an article about our We Are Health Movement community health worker training and our Community Health Worker Hub.  It goes...

Continue reading