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Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (NECN) distributes a quarterly newspaper to 16,000+ homes in the inner North and Northeast neighborhoods. The goal is to build community cohesion and increase public involvement by raising awareness and connecting people to work done in the community!

Do you have neighborhood news or events to submit, or you have an idea you’d like to submit?
Contact us! Email: communications@necoalition.org

Newspaper Submission Guidelines

We are accepting submissions for events held in October, November, and December 2017:

  1. Name of Organization
  2. Event Title 
  3. Time, Date, Location
  4. Concise 2-3 sentence blurb
  5. Website for more info or RSVP

Deadline for submission: September 1st 2017

NECN has a strong value for equity, inclusivity, and multiculturalism – please note that events that do not reflect those principles will not be posted. We prioritize events in inner N/NE Portland neighborhoods. We reserve the right to edit and use content as needed.

E-Newsletter or Website Submission Guidelines

To submit a story, please follow guest submission guidelines for NECN’s E-Newsletter or website. 

E-Newsletter:

  • Write a concise blurb: 1-2 sentences maximum that relate to the coalition and its neighborhoods.
  • Include outbound links to additional information.
  • Include an image (make sure they are in JPEG or PNG format – PDFs do not work). Prior to submitting a photo, please make sure that you have obtained permission for a photo’s use from the photographer(s). You must receive permission from parents of any minors in the images.
  • Include contact information of article writer, if desired.
  • Deadline: for consideration submit content by last Wednesday of the month.

Website:

  • 500 word maximum
  • Write story to match coalition mission, relate to the neighborhood associations it serves, highlight community leaders, and to celebrate neighborhood projects.
  • Include outbound links to additional information, if available.
  • Include images (make sure they are in JPEG or PNG format – PDFs do not work) with names of any people in the photographs and the name of the photographer (if attribution is desired). Prior to submitting a photo, make sure you obtain permission for use of a photo from the photographer(s). You must receive permission from parents of any minors in the images.
  • Include contact information of article writer, if desired.

NECN has a strong value for equity, inclusivity, and multiculturalism – please note that stories that do not reflect those principles will not be posted. We reserve the right to edit and use content as needed.