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Advocacy and Civic Engagement Updates

Right now, the Advocacy and Civic Engagement (ACE) team is tracking close to twenty different bills including a budget proposal. Ten have already made it out of their respective committees and one step closer to passage!

The Rapid Rehousing Program

Our Rapid Rehousing Program is helping three households per month move from homelessness to housing through our comprehensive housing placement work. Our most vulnerable community members are quickly provided supportive services that eliminate the toughest barriers to securing housing.

Urban League Honors Chairmen, Leadership

The All of Us Chairman’s Breakfast, an event to celebrate the League’s leadership, featured a bite to eat with a heaping side of organizational pride and personal connection between supporters, staff and community leaders.

Request for Proposal - Clinical Supervision

The Urban League of Portland, a Community-Based, Not-for-Profit Organization is soliciting bids from a proposer or proposers qualified to provide Clinical Supervision Consulting Services.

Kwanzaa's Seven Principles

Join Urban League of Portland in our online, virtual celebration this year on our social media channels.

Financial Empowerment Collaborative

 The new pilot program, called the Financial Empowerment Collaborative (FEC), will foster financial empowerment in Portland’s Black community and provide solid pathways for participants on their path to financial and housing stability and wealth creation. 


Merkley Statement on Rahm Emanuel Nomination

We thank Senator Merkley for doing his due diligence, for unequivocally stating that Black Lives Matter, and standing on principle in his opposition to the nomination of former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to serve as the ambassador to Japan.