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  • Albertina Kerr Centers - Provides family adoption services, independent living programs for adults with developmental disabilities, and counseling for abused children.
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  • Burnside Urban Design Plan - Plan hopes to develop a vision for Burnside Street. Make recommendations for transportation and design improvements online.
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  • Catholic Charities of Portland - Offers counseling, information on parenting and adoption, and practical assistance with housing and medical care.
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  • City Club of Portland - Non-profit public affairs and research organization with list of membership activities, news calendar, and seminar schedule.
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  • The City Repair Project - Citizen Activists creating pathways of communication to build community.
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  • Coalition for a Livable Future - Working to protect, restore, and maintain healthy, equitable, and sustainable communities. List of their objectives, roster of members, publications, and a calendar of events.
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  • Commercial Alert - Helps families, schools, and communities defend themselves against commercialism, advertising, and marketing. Campaigns focus on culture, education, government, and economy. Includes ideas for action, mailing list, news, and research library.
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  • Community Cycling Center - Offers a full-service bike shop, programs for low-income youth and adults, and workshops and summer camps.
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  • International Refugee Center of Oregon - Provides services throughout Portland for newly arrived refugees and immigrants.
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  • JOIN - Supporting the efforts of homeless individuals and families to make successful and sustainable transitions off the street. Description of their program, how to help, and news.
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  • Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse - A non-profit organization that believes in a holistic approach to substance use. Information provided on drug use issues and its effect on the family.
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  • Occupy Portland - Local autonomous hub of the international activist movement. Features an introduction to the occupation, legal information, support options, volunteer positions, downloadable flyers, committee overviews, online forum.
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  • Overheard in PDX - Everyone is occasionally guilty of listening in on other people's conversations in public. Accepts submissions of overheard conversations.
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  • Peace and Justice Works - Works to educate the general public on important issues including but not limited to peace, justice, the environment, and human rights.
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  • Portland Peaceful Response Coalition - Stands in solidarity with all victims of violence in the U.S., the Middle East, and throughout the world. Local actions, media and government contacts, and foreign policy information.
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  • Portland Peak Oil - A grassroots organization promoting awareness of the threat of a permanent oil shortage and advocates mitigation of its effects. Includes an overview of peak oil, upcoming meetings and events, and a message forum.
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  • Portland Rescue Mission - Organization reaches out to homeless, hungry, and destitute men, women and children who are in need of food, clothing, shelter, spiritual help, education, job training, and employment.
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  • Raphael House of Portland - Agency offers domestic violence intervention for women and children made homeless by domestic violence.
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  • Salvation Army (Cascade Division) - Local chapter features history, press releases and location details.
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  • Shared Housing - Shared Housing is a program of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. We match those looking for housing with folks who have a house or apartment and want someone to move in with them.
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  • Sisters Of The Road, Inc. - Client-driven solutions to the calamities of homelessness and poverty. Running a cafe that accepts food stamps or bartering, as well as family advocacy. Description of their work and how to help.
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  • Transition Projects Inc. - Provides food, clothing, education and shelter for homeless or low-income persons. Describes programs and gives details of volunteer and paid job opportunities.
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  • Trillium Hollow - Trillium cohousing is the modern approach to reclaiming a traditional village lifestyle where rich, intergenerational relationships, cooperation, and sustainability are the norm.
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  • Union Gospel Mission of Portland - Offers to provide a safe environment for men and women with long-term addictions. Features services and map.
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  • United Way - Helping people in need.
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