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aerial view of downtown Portland redevelopment area

Redevelopment project should deliver housing & economic opportunities for people with disabilities

Help shape the Broadway Corridor project’s community benefits What’s one of the biggest opportunities for the City of Portland to take strides toward becoming a community where people with disabilities feel like they belong? The Broadway Corridor redevelopment project This major economic redevelopment undertaking spans 34 acres of land in the heart of Portland, connecting Old Town… Continue Reading Redevelopment project should deliver housing & economic opportunities for people with disabilities

A man wearing a blue shirt and baseball working in a kitchen. He

Legislative Wrap-Up: Week 4

Everyone deserves a chance to succeed. The Department of Human Services’ Employment First program has a treasure trove of stories of Oregonians with disabilities who have found fulfillment and greater independence through work. There’s Bill in Hood River, and Susan and Emanuel in Portland, and Jason in Redmond. Their stories, and many others, illustrate the progress that we’re making… Continue Reading Legislative Wrap-Up: Week 4