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Graphic Designer Search

The Urban League of Portland is currently looking for a graphic designer to potentially contract with in order to help us elevate our online and marking content.

Help create more Black success stories

Help create more Black success stories

We all have setbacks. We all stumble. Through our comprehensive wraparound programs, we help those who have fallen to get back on their feet.

Honoring Myrtle Carr's Legacy

Myrtle Lee Carr (April 18, 1920 – September 23, 2022) was a justice pioneer throughout her life. She was born in Louisiana and raised in Mississippi and Ohio. In 1945, she moved to Portland with some of her cousins and was a survivor of the Vanport Flood in 1948.

Pendleton Round-Up

The Urban League of Portland went to Pendleton to participate in the Pendleton Round-Up festivities last week!

May Housing Update 2022

This year Urban League concentrated our efforts to improve the client experience via integrating services and programs across the agency.

Advocacy Higher Education Conferences


This past month, the Advocacy Team traveled around Oregon to talk to students, faculty, and community members at Lane Community College, Western Oregon University, The University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon University, and Treasure Valley Community College.  

2022 Candidate Forums

We are excited to announce the progression and new recommendations of the Portland Charter Commission.