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Education, health, and happiness - a stable, affordable home is where it all starts!
Oregon Opportunity Network shared Jessica Larson's status update.
Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison writes: If the factors that make kids successful are the ingredients for a cake, then a home is the bowl. read more about his House Resolution 1213 to fund our National Housing Trust Fund and turn our federal funding strategy for housing upside-right! #UnitedForHomes
Oregon Opportunity Network shared a link.
Today is a #bigGive day with the Willamette Week Give!Guide. Donate today to one of our many Oregon ON members listed and you have a shot at $500 in Powell's Books store credit! https://giveguide.org/#intro
Our Ruth Adkins quoted in today's Oregonian article on the new proposed street fee. Thank you for your hard work on this policy to ensre a progressive plan to meet the community need while protecting lower income families. http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/11/portland_street_fund_just_how.html
Oregon ON the Beat, November 18th, 2014 http://conta.cc/1uLJXWN
Way to go @NLIHC. We're proud to be a part of this team working towards a national solution for affordable housing funding. #UnitedForHomes
Oregon ON’s nine-month leadership program, LEAD ON (Leadership – Excellence – Achievement & Development ), is back and accepting applications. Ten participants from around Oregon will be selected in December to participate in this unique opportunity. Staff in senior management positions with direct reports and fiscal responsibilities are encouraged to apply.
Applications due December 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://oregonon.org/member_services/lead-on
Designed to take on some of the toughest challenges facing the housing industry, LEAD ON will provide you with tools you can put to immediate use and achieve results! This approach has been used for nearly 200 leaders in the CDC world through Achieving Excellence and NeighborWorks America.
Oregon Opportunity Network shared a link.
Oregon Opportunity Network shared Welcome Home Coalition's photo.
Oregon ON is working with Welcome Home Coalition in the Portland metro region to ensure housing for everyone, especially veterans. Join us @welcomehomecoalition.org
Poverty is increasing. More children, working people and seniors struggle — and it's for reasons you might not think. The federal government has long been divesting in our communities. Read these busted myths about poverty. Then join us and the National Low Income Housing Coalition to reverse these trends - Endorse the #UnitedForHomes campaign to invest in our National Housing Trust Fund! http://www.unitedforhomes.com
Welcome Home Coalition launches its website this week. Oregon ON is proud to work on this collaborative project with other regional leaders including JOIN: connecting the street to a home, @Community Alliance of Tenants Oregon, Street Roots, Native American Youth and Family Center, ROSE Community Development and @Housing Trust Fund Project Please visit, like and follow Welcome Home as we work to secure new and substantial resources for housing across the region.
A hearty shout out to our members who joined the United For Homes team this week! Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO), Impact NW, @Cornerstone Community Housing, Innovative Housing, Inc., Umatilla County Housing Authority Thanks for endorsing the campaign to fund our National Housing Trust Fund! Get on the #UnitedForHomes bus with us! http://nlihc.org/unitedforhomes/support
Oregon Opportunity Network shared Human Solutions's photo.
We had a blast at the Neighborhood Partnerships #REConf2014 conference and anniversary celebration! Here is a pic from the conference lunch, with friends from Northwest Housing Alternatives. Thanks and kudos to Janet, Matt, Omar, and the entire NP team!!
It was such an honor to participate in Community Partners for Affordable Housing's (CPAH) groundbreaking celebration of the Barcelona apartments. This will be a stunning addition to downtown Beaverton. Congratulations!
Oregon Opportunity Network added 5 photos.
Congratulations to BRIDGE Housing's groundbreaking of The Abigail! What a beautiful day to celebrate the addition of 127 units of affordable housing in Portland (in the Pearl District, no less).
Have you signed on to support the #UnitedForHomes campaign yet? We're working towards a robust list of Oregon endorsers for Sen. Merkley and Sen. Wyden as they consider leadership roles with this legislation. Sign up today, your organization's name will make a big impact!
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