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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Portland Celebrates Graduation of the 2021 Natural Helpers Cohort

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The City of Portland’s Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) is honored to announce the graduation of its second cohort of the Natural Helper program. Twelve individuals, representing eight countries of origin, from Angola to Peru, successfully completed f...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Portland Among Top 10 Places to Live in U.S.

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For the first time, Portland has been recognized by the prestigious U.S. News and World Report as one of the “10 Best Places to Live in the U.S.”, which cited the City’s safety and small business and creativ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

City Joins Welcoming America & Hundreds of Communities to Celebrate New Americans During Welcoming

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The City of Portland will celebrate Welcoming Week by featuring its second We Are Portland Recipes for Welcoming initiative.

The City is proud to be a part of Welcoming Week, which is demonstrating that in places large and small, rural and urban, people of...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

New Round of Business Assistance Grants & Relaunch of Modified Microenterprise Grant

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The City of Portland is launching a new round of the Business Assistance Grant Program for Job Creation with grants of $10,000 per full-time job created, up to $20,000 per business. The purpose of this program is to create jobs for low/moderate income ind...

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