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?

Enough is Enough PDX Interview on Lars Larson Show

This afternoon our board president, Angela Todd, was interviewed on the Lars Larson Show to discuss the Enough is Enough PDX Campaign and the deteriorating public safety standards resulting from inaction by elected officials. Listen in on the interview and share it on social media with your friends and neighbors:

By |2018-09-25T14:06:41+00:00September 25th, 2018|Public Safety, Updates|Comments Off on Enough is Enough PDX Interview on Lars Larson Show

Press Release: Neighborhood Clean-up and Press Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Communications Team [email protected] www.montavilla.org Montavilla Initiative Organizes Clean-up in Neighborhood PORTLAND, OR, AUGUST 8, 2018 -- On Sunday, August 12, neighbors from the Montavilla neighborhood will pool private resources to clean up City of Portland and ODOT areas impacted by people living in public spaces who dump trash, hazardous waste, [...]

By |2018-08-08T14:56:26+00:00August 8th, 2018|Public Safety, Updates|Comments Off on Press Release: Neighborhood Clean-up and Press Conference

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 |2018-05-22T21:07:58+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