North Portland neighborhoods propose a third way on homelessness
North Portland neighborhood associations have banded together to take the lead on developing a new strategic approach to address the homelessness crisis in the city. Leaders of several neighborhood associations collaborated and compromised to develop a proposal that can achieve neighborhood buy-in throughout Portland.
City Club of Portland hires Julia Meier as new executive director
Meier will lead City Club into its second century. After an expansive search that included reviewing dozens of highly qualified applicants, City Club’s Board of Governors chose Meier for her strong local non-profit leadership experience and her proven ability of bringing together diverse communities to move Portland and all of Oregon forward.
Candidate X supports Blacksburg High School's traditional name
Four members of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors recently voted to suggest the School Board consider naming the new high school in Blacksburg something other than "Blacksburg High School." That would undermine long-standing academic tradition.