Services By Community or Issue

Oregon Commission on Black Affairs - Oregon's Commission on Black Affairs was created to be a link between Oregon's African Americans, Blacks, and Oregon government.

Urban League of Portland - The Urban League of Portland, founded in 1945, helps empower African Americans and other Oregonians to achieve equality in education, employment, and economic security.

Elders in Action - To assure a vibrant community through the active involvement of older adults.

The Freechild Project - Connects young people and adults to the tools, training, and technical assistance they need to create new roles for young people throughout society.

Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) - Dedicated to empowering and enabling Arab-American individuals, families, and communities to lead informed, productive, culturally sensitive and fulfilling lives.

Asian/Pacific Islander
Portland Japanese American Citizen League - An organization whose mission is to secure and uphold the human and civil rights of Americans of Japanese ancestry and others and to promote and preserve the cultural heritage and values of Japanese Americans.

API Chaya - The mission of the API Chaya is to organize communities; to educate, train, and offer technical assistance; and to provide comprehensive culturally relevant services on domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking to Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander community members, service providers, survivors, and their families.

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. - dedicated to promoting success for women in the trades through education, leadership and mentorship.

Ethnic Heritage Council - The Ethnic Heritage Council's mission is to preserve and promote ethnic and cultural traditions, foster mutual understanding, enrich lives and celebrate our heritage.

Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs - Works for the implementation of economic, social, legal, and political equality for Hispanics in Oregon.

Indigenous/Native American
Oregon Native American Chamber of Commerce - We are dedicated to working with all members of the community to advance the educational and economic opportunities for Native Americans in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Oregon Commission on Indian Services - . Serves as a conduit through which concerns are channeled through the network to the appropriate entity; it serves as a point of access for finding out about state government programs and Indian communities; and it serves as a catalyst for bringing about change where change is needed.

The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF) - An organization to create, promote and facilitate a culture of giving and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to safeguard the quality of Jewish communal life in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) - Works to ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.

Multiracial/Third Culture Kids
Interracial - The MISSION of the IFO is to facilitate the cultural recognition of interracial/multicultural families and disassociate this culture from longstanding stigma by exposing and discrediting stereotypes.

Islamic Center of Portland - The goal and aim of the Islamic Center of Portland is to serve the Muslim community and to enlighten the seeker under Islam.

Muslim Educational Trust - MET is dedicated to the betterment of our society, and strives to achieve its purpose through education, cooperation, networking, and programs which benefit Muslims and non-Muslims in the greater Portland, Oregon area.

People with Disabilities
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) - promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities.

Social Justice
Oregon Action - Oregon Action is a broad-based, multi-racial community organization dedicated to economic justice.

Alliance for a Just Society - The Alliance for a Just Society’s mission is to execute regional and national campaigns and build strong state affiliate organizations and partnerships that address economic, racial, and social inequities.

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