Get to know your neighbors. It is worth it.

A friend of ours in Portland, Pete Petersen, recently wrote about his experience with his neighbors.  The essence of his experience is heartfelt and what we hope for the Montavilla neighborhood.  We wanted to share his words and experience with you.  Do good things for others.  Be kind.  You matter and you make a difference. [...]

By |2018-09-12T16:06:02+00:00August 1st, 2018|Announcement|Comments Off on Get to know your neighbors. It is worth it.

Update on Montavilla Neighborhood Foot Patrols

Montavilla public safety foot patrols have seen a resurgence over the last few weeks after a year-long hiatus. Montavilla Initiative is coordinating these neighborhood foot patrols, which bring neighbors together across the Montavilla Neighborhood to add visibility and use best practices outlined in the Office of Neighborhood Involvement Crime Prevention Programs Foot Patrol Manual. Alongside [...]

By |2019-02-12T11:31:30+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Public Safety, Updates|Comments Off on Update on Montavilla Neighborhood Foot Patrols

Update on Montavilla Park Petition and City Response

Montavilla Initiative launched a petition on May 2nd, 2018 based on growing concerns around public safety and public health issues at Montavilla Park. The petition was very successful, garnering hundreds of signatures overnight and media attention from multiple outlets, which resulted in immediate corrective action by Parks Staff to address the unacceptable level of trash [...]

By |2018-05-16T00:09:49+00:00May 15th, 2018|Public Safety, Updates|Comments Off on Update on Montavilla Park Petition and City Response