Wapato: Transformation into a Restorative Place for Healing and Hope?

Wednesday, September 26th, a room full of Portland residents consisting of neighborhood organizations, non-profits, and concerned citizens attended a meeting at the Police Union to discuss Portland’s current livability and homeless epidemic. While opinions inevitably varied, almost all of the attendees agreed with the following: Portland is currently providing inadequate help, shelter, and services for [...]

By |2018-11-07T16:31:18+00:00October 15th, 2018|Announcement, Updates|Comments Off on Wapato: Transformation into a Restorative Place for Healing and Hope?

Response to Rahab’s Sister Email

Today a statement was made to a private email list of volunteers and donors of Rahab’s Sisters, a non-profit that operates out of St Peter and St Paul Episcopal Church at 82nd and Ash. Executive Director Anneliese Davis made false and inflammatory remarks regarding a recent visit to the needle exchange site at St. Peter [...]

By |2018-09-25T18:23:07+00:00September 25th, 2018|Announcement, Public Safety|Comments Off on Response to Rahab’s Sister Email

Enough is Enough Portland! #enoughisenoughpdx

Illegal Camping on ODOT Land and the Multi Use Path in Montavilla, and throughout Portland is commonplace. Our public spaces, parks, residential areas, business districts have become illegal camping spaces.  Have you had enough?   Enough is Enough PDX is a City-Wide campaign led by neighbors demanding our elected officials at the state, [...]

By |2018-09-25T14:08:47+00:00September 11th, 2018|Announcement|Comments Off on Enough is Enough Portland! #enoughisenoughpdx

Did you know Montavilla has a Needle Exchange?

Did you know Montavilla Neighborhood has a needle exchange for illicit drugs each Tuesday and Friday evening at St Peter & Paul Episcopal Church on SE Ash and 82nd Avenue from 7:00pm -9:00pm.  The public health division of our city has had this particular exchange in place since the 1990s.   According to their website, Multnomah County’s [...]

By |2018-09-11T21:09:04+00:00September 5th, 2018|Announcement|Comments Off on Did you know Montavilla has a Needle Exchange?

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.