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...
Resilience Sees Binks Through Two Decades
When COVID-19 closed down eateries across the state, the couple changed their bar business model and focused on delivery at www.binksterpdx.com By Mac Larsen, CNA Media Team
Q&A: Commissioner Mingus Mapps
On his agenda: Housing, public safety and protecting Bull Run from climate change By Lisa Loving, NECN As Portland grapples with historic crises -- from...
Cleaner Air Oregon Puts N/NE Portland Emissions Under Watch
Join NECN and our colleagues at North Portland Neighborhood Services, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6-8 pm. Learn the facts on the most recent tests and find out how you can plug in to...
Report: Glass Recycling Plant Continues Harmful Emissions
Owens Brockway impacts air quality across North and Northeast neighborhoods By Becca Bowe, EarthJustice.org A new report released by a group of...
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.
Concordia Foundation Moves to Return University-Zoned Land to Residential Use
Concordia University ceased operations in the spring of last year. On June 29 it was sold in an auction on the Multnomah County steps to the Lutheran Church Extension Fund for $3 million.
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.