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Cully Neighborhood Cooling Centers

These are the locations for cooling centers near Cully: Arbor Lodge Shelter: 7440 N Denver Ave Portland 24 hours/day, until 9am Sunday 8/15 Hollywood Library: 4040 NE Tillamook St, Portland Wednesday and Thursday, 12pm-8pm Friday and Saturday, 10am-6pm Gregory Heights Library: 7921 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-6pm Alder Commons Community Center: 4212 NE Prescott … Read More >

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Meet Living Cully’s Newest Staff Member

Living Cully is excited to announce that we have a new member of our staff! Alagia Felix has joined our team as a Community Engagement Coordinator who will lead grassroots organizing and advocacy alongside Black community members in the Cully neighborhood. Please join us in welcoming Alagia! Below is Alagia’s introduction to the community.   … Read More >

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Welcome Back CHAT!

After almost a year-long break due to COVID-19 the Cully Housing Action Team (CHAT) is back in action! On May 4th, CHAT held its first virtual meeting to reconnect and begin tackling the housing issues that matter most to residents living in Cully. During the meeting, CHAT members were provided two presentations that focus on … Read More >

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Living Cully is Hiring a Community Engagement Coordinator!

Living Cully coalition seeks Community Engagement Coordinator to lead grassroots organizing and advocacy alongside Black community members in the Cully neighborhood. Complete hiring announcement, job description and application instructions: http://www.livingcully.org/job-opportunities/ Position open until filled. Application review begins Friday, April 30, 2021. 30-40 hours/week (employee’s decision within this range) $24/hour Benefits include full medical and dental insurance … Read More >

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Support the Living Cully partners in in the Give!Guide

Did you know that Living Cully is a coalition? The four Living Cully partners are tremendous community development organizations, all focused on improving the quality of life and ensuring long-term stability for people of color and low-income people in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood. They are: Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East; Hacienda CDC; Native American Youth … Read More >

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Cully Renter Relief Fund: Living Cully Rallies Community to Help Renters in Need

Launched in order to address the most prevalent concern shared with us by community members in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Living Cully’s Renter Relief Fund has raised over $95,000 to date. This money has been distributed to some 150 renter households in the Cully neighborhood that have lost income as a result of … Read More >

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Welcome New Living Cully Staff

You may have noticed some new names/faces at online meetings or in emails recently. Living Cully has recently added two new staff members. Please help us welcome Maddie Norman (they/them), Community Engagement and Research Coordinator, and Brian Garcia (he/him), Living Cully Coalition Coordinator! We asked them both to introduce themselves to the community and to … Read More >

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UPDATED 8/3/2021: Cully Neighborhood Free Food Resources

These are locations for free food boxes in the Cully neighborhood: EMO NE Emergency Food Program 4800 NE 72nd Avenue Portland, OR 97218 (503) 284-5470 Thursday 12:00 pm-3:00 pm Saturday 12:00 pm-3:00 pm Closed 8/14 – 8/23 Drive through pick up. Boxes can include: meat, eggs, produce, dry goods and milk if available. You can … Read More >

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Weekly Food Box Deliveries: Living Cully Responds to COVID Crisis

Volunteers are needed to keep Living Cully’s weekly food box delivery program going. If you are interested in regularly volunteering on Friday mornings, please fill out this online form! The effects of COVID-19 are felt in communities across the country. While this pandemic has negatively affected millions of people, it has also shown the strength … Read More >

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