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Portland Housing Advisory Commission: 50% TIF Funding for Affordable Housing

By Lokyee Au Recently the Portland Housing Advisory Commission unanimously voted to alter Portland’s Affordable Housing Set Aside Policy, recommending the Portland Housing Bureau spend at least 50% of Urban Renewal Area money for affordable housing- up from the original 30% minimum previously set. The original story can be found here.  ...

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Hungry for Lunch Or Need Meals Delivered?

By Dee Craig-Arnold If you’re age 60 or older and looking for a great place for lunch with a fun group of people, plus interesting activities, why not stop by the Meals on Wheels People/Loaves and Fishes Center at 5325 Northeast MLK Blvd?  We serve delicious, nutritious lunches with a choice ...

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Northeast Portland Backpack Lunch Program Fundraiser

The Portland Backpack Program, parent program of NECN fiscally sponsored King School Backpack Lunch Program, has been chosen as a donation recipient at the non-profit Dekum Street philanthro-pub, the Oregon Public House, for six months! What this means: Anyone who eats or drinks there at any time between July 1, 2015 ...

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Safety and Livability Team Emergency Preparedness Workshop - June 20th

Be honest - how prepared are you for a major event like an earthquake? Come to a workshop sponsored by the NECN's Safety & Livability Team (SALT) this Saturday, June 20th from 10am-11am at the Woodlawn Neighborhood Farmer's Market (Woodlawn School, 7200 NE 11th Ave). Join SALT for a community conversation about being prepared. All are ...

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Depaving at Muslim Community Center

Please join NECN's community partner, DePave, in the crew's first depave of 2015! To sign up click here.  DePave will be working with the Muslim Community Center of Portland to break ground at their new location in North Portland in a week, making way for the building and surrounding stormwater plaza using a cool new ...

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