Feb 23rd: first meeting of the area-wide Public Safety Advisory Committee

NECN, Portland Police Bureau and Office of Neighborhood Involvement Crime Prevention would like to invite you to participate in our first Public Safety Advisory Committee meeting on February 23rd, 2017. The meeting will take place at 4815 NE 7th at 6 pm.

Participants will have the opportunity to inform officials of issues in their neighborhoods and also receive up-to-date information from the City. Specific questions and concerns can be discussed in an informal session from 6pm-6:30 pm at the each meeting.


Wed, Jan 11th: join us for our monthly board meeting.


King Neighborhood Association board meeting

Wednesday, January 11th: 6:30 pm, offices of NECN, 4815 NE 7th Avenue


6:30 pm               Introductions, agenda, minutes

6:40                       Announcements

6:50                        Garner Moody’s request for NA endorsement of his proposal for construction at NE Garfield & Failing

7:00                        Guy Bryant’s proposal for a development at 7th & NE Beech

7:15                        Stephanie Sanchez talking on the Green King community input event on January 20th

7:25                        Andrew Riley: renter protections in Portland

7:45                        A board vote on the status of Margaret O’Hartigan’s membership in King NA.

7:55 to 8:30, when we adjourn:

Board committees & event planning:

  • Finance
  • Communications & Outreach
  • Clean-up
  • Movies in the Park
  • Oregon Humanities Conversations
  • Grievances


NE Backpack Lunch Program’s annual community service and remembrance event for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Inviting Friends and Families to our Ninth Annual Event of Community Service and Remembrance for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In this time of uncertainty for our country and the challenges we face, let’s gather in remembrance to:

  • draw inspiration from the memory of Dr. King
  • encourage each other to pursue our dreams for our country
  • show our care for our children in need in NE Portland

After the program, join in service to:

  • help pack 825 lunch sacks for the 226 children that Backpack serves
  • create Care Cards to be tucked into the sacks
  • fold origami cranes for peace and healing
  • share our dreams with one another
  • children can take part in terrific King-related activities

You are invited to bring cans of soup and ravioli to help fill the lunch sacks or donations will be accepted, a $25 donation sponsors 12 weekend lunches!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

When: January 16, 2017
1:00 – 3:00pm
Where: Maranatha Church

4222 NE 12th Ave
Portland OR 97211

Brought to you by Northeast Portland Backpack Lunch Program, Maranatha Church, and Concordia University

Can you help promote this event?

Event Flyer: Here is the event flyer, print it and post it!
Facebook: On the Backpack page there is an event. Share the event, invite your friends! Link to Facebook event
Nextdoor: The event will show up in the neighborhoods around Alameda. If you can see in then share it and invite your friends! Link to Nextdoor event