We are working to keep you informed on what we are doing to advance the state of Black Oregon
Urban League Joins with Local Credit Unions to Empower ‘Financial Well-Being’
Only 31% of Black Oregonians are homeowners, and nearly as many -- 27% -- live below the poverty line.
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.
Governor Kate Brown Commutes the Sentence of Dozens of People
A recent juvenile justice reform bill excluded hundreds of people facing long prison sentences for crimes they committed before they turned 18. Gov. Kate Brown’s clemency order will allow some of them a second chance.
Announcing the Hattie Redmond Apartments
Groundbreaking is October 15,th 2021 and new residents will be welcome to their homes during summer 2022.
The Urban League of Portland is recognized!
The Oregonian’s Top Workplaces AND Oregon Business magazine’s annual 100 Best Non-Profits to work for in Oregon.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Annual Equal Opportunity Day Awards held on Thursday, September 23, 2021.
ULPDX Joins Forces with Washington County on Project Turnkey Shelter Initiative
Oregon Community Foundation Awards $6.2 Million to Washington County to Shelter Vulnerable Community Members — Project Turnkey helps catalyze first year-round shelter for Single Adults in Washington County
Request for Proposals - IT Support & Website Maintenance
The Urban League of Portland, a Community-Based, Not-for-Profit Organization, is soliciting bids from a proposer or proposers qualified to provide IT and Website Maintenance Services.