Renewed Energy Engages Alberta Main Street
By Nancy Varekamp CNews Editor Alberta Main Street surges with new vitality and a renewed effort to develop Alberta Street as a successful and equitable commercial...
Advocate Spotlights Male Survivors of Human Trafficking
By Lisa Loving, NECN In the scant attention given to victims of human trafficking, almost none focuses on boys and men who are not perpetrators -- but, rather, are...
Another Level Reboots Peer Counseling Program
Local resource for sex trafficking survivors sets January restart for weekly meetings “What I’ve noticed is, for a lot of people, when it comes to prostitution, they bypass the...
Local Free Meal Nonprofit Expands Grassroots Network
By Lisa Loving, NECN A small grassroots nonprofit that jumped into action last year to support struggling Portlanders during the pandemic, Meals On Us PDX has blossomed into two...
Large-Species Trees Needed Now More Than Ever
By Jim Gersbach, Littleleaf lindens, Ladd's Addition
NECN Board Spotlight: Keith Jones
Hey! Neighbor chatted with Keith Jones about his work on the Green Loop, the groundbreaking partnership the Lloyd Neighborhood has forged with Right 2 Dream Too, and how it all could improve the city’s resilience in a natural disaster.
Nonprofit Forms to Provide Garbage Service to Unhoused Residents in 3-Month Pilot Project
Inspired by the “hygiene stations” the City of Portland provides, the Clean Camp project gives homeless campers the ability to keep their area clean by providing basic dumpster services.
AdoptOneBlock: Bringing Portlanders together to clean up their favorite places
It really is fast and easy: enter your address at www.adoptoneblock.org, choose a block, and order the clean up supplies -- all delivered within a week or two via Amazon.
ReBuilding Center is Back with Classes and Racial Justice
Evolving over more than a generation, the ReBuilding Center today is firmly rooted in the movements against climate change and racism, focusing on reuse of existing resources, sharing with one another, and respecting the environment.
Summer is coming for the Woodlawn Farmers Market
It's been a long winter but the Woodlawn Farmers Market is getting ready for the summer with a food assistance fundraiser, plans for live music performance, new vendors and more.