Monthly Archives: November 2016

Welcome Brenna Bailey!

We have recently hired a Community Organizer for Housing Stability to begin work in the Cully Neighborhood in partnership with St. Charles Church. We welcome Brenna Bailey thanks to a generous grant from Care Oregon. Brenna will be engaging Cully residents in housing advocacy and working from the parish office. A word from Brenna Bailey- … Read More >

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Verde Participates in #EveryoneIn, A United Way Collaborative

Last Thursday, Verde, along with other local organizations, pitched ideas for a United Way collaborative called #EveryoneIn, working to bring together non-profit, startup, technology and design professionals to co-create innovative ideas to help low-income parents and communities thrive. Alan Hipolito, the director of Verde, pitched an idea called Suma, a community led, collective food purchasing … Read More >

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Critical Home Repair for Low-Income Cully Residents: Preventing displacement one home at a time

NAYA, Habitat to collaborate on home repair and weatherization projects Eron Riddle, project coordinator for the home repair and weatherization* program at the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA), Cully Wx 2.0, has learned that connections and collaboration are vital to creating successful outcomes for low-income Cully homeowners. This year, Living Cully partners, NAYA … Read More >

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Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park Update

By Cameron Herrington (Living Cully, 503-489-8334) and Gabe Triplett (St. Charles Church, 541-680-6509)   In addition to this update, you might want to check out this recent Portland Tribune article about the Oak Leaf.   1. CASA has pulled out of the project The non-profit organization CASA of Oregon worked with the Oak Leaf residents for several months to establish a residents’ … Read More >

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