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Dogs & Schools in HAND

HAND hosted a “Dog Summit” with Abernethy PTA & members of the Hosford Middle School dog group to address issues involving use of school grounds by pet owners. As a result a set of rules have been adopted for Abernethy. Similar rules already exist at Hosford.

The Abernethy field is first a school yard for […]

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, April 20

Please plan to join us for our next neighborhood/community meeting, Tuesday, April 20th from 7 – 9 p.m.

HAND Community Meeting Tuesday, April 20th, 7 p.m. (The Land Use meeting will start at 6:30) St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center, St Paul Room 2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)

AGENDA: Introductions

Crime Prevention Officer […]

Openings on the Public Involvement Committee

Give your Input on the City’s Public Involvement Efforts!

The Public Involvement Advisory Council (PIAC) was created to help the City conduct more consistent and meaningful public involvement processes. The PIAC is a 34-member advisory council made up of representatives from City bureaus and community organizations. The PIAC just released its first annual progress […]

SAVE THE DATE: Phase II of the Portland Plan

The Portland Plan will be the city’s roadmap for the next 25 years, guiding our decisions and investments as Portland grows and changes.

Please Save the Dates below for the next round of Portland Plan workshops. Whether you have participated in the past or are just getting involved, we welcome your input and ideas.


Roots of Our Neighborhood, Planning Session, Tuesday, April 13

This year, the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Assocation (HAND) was awarded a neighborhood grant from Southeast Uplift to put a very exciting event. We received $1,000 to help organize a special festival called “Roots of Our Neighborhood” at SE 19th Ave. and Division.

The event is scheduled for the same day as the DCBA’s Division/Clinton […]

Clay Street Route to the River Design Open House, Thursday, April 8

Stop by this Thursday, April 8th to view the Community Design Plan for the SE Clay Green Street Route to the River. Join us between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on the southeast corner of SE 11th and Clay Street .

There will be entertainment by the Clay Street Quartet and coffee and punch […]