1. American Lung Association of Oregon: Passed House Bill 2135, requiring Oregon landlords to disclose property smoking status in rental agreements.
2. American Lung Association of Oregon: As of 2010, 47 multi-unit property managers with at least 100 units have adopted no-smoking policies. Additionally, the Housing Authority of Portland adopted a no-smoking policy affecting more than 5,700 units.
3. Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon: Portland Public Schools expanded their Chinese immersion program to a third school (Harrison Park).
4. Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon: Passed House Bill 3499, directing Oregon’s Department of Education to convene an advisory group related to budgets and spending for English Language Learner programs.
5. Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon & Momentum Alliance: Portland Public Schools passed Resolution No. 5262, calling for the development and delivery of Ethnic Studies course at all PPS high schools by fall of 2018.
6. Basic Rights Education Fund: Passed Oregon House Bill 2611, allowing some health professional regulatory boards to require cultural competency.
7. Basic Rights Education Fund, Fair Share Research and Education Fund & Oregon Progress Forum: Passed House Bill 2787, exempting some nonresidents from paying nonresident tuition at Oregon public universities.
8. Black Parent Initiative: Local coordinated care organizations and women’s health organizations adopted a protocol to refer pregnant moms to culturally-specific doula services.
9. Catholic Community Services of the Mid-Willamette and Central Coast: Constructed a new apartment complex to provide safe, affordable housing with wraparound on-site services for single, pregnant and parenting teens and young families at risk of losing their children to foster care.
10. Catholic Community Services of the Mid-Willamette and Central Coast: Marion County Commissioners approved a resolution to adopt ORS 307.540 to 307.548, allowing nonprofits a low income housing property tax exemption.
11. Children First for Oregon: Passed Oregon Senate Bill 123, establishing a foster youth bill of rights, a public advocate in the governor’s office and a hotline to report violations.
12. City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability & Community Alliance of Tenants: Passed House Bill 2639, making Section 8 a protected class under Oregon's Fair Housing Act.
13. City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, Community Alliance of Tenants & Center for Intercultural Organizing: Passed a bill to repeal the ban on inclusionary zoning laws.
14. City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, Community Alliance of Tenants & Sisters of the Road: Portland City Council fully funded the Neighborhood Inspections Program.
15. Coalition for a Livable Future: Metro launched an initiative aiming to institutionalize an equity framework across the agency.
16. Coalition for a Livable Future: Successfully integrated numerous recommendations into Portland's and Gresham's transportation system plans.
17. Coalition for a Livable Future: Developed and released Equity Atlas 2.0, an interactive mapping tool that is publicly available online.
18. Coalition for a Livable Future: Passed Oregon House Bill 2436, establishing a revenue stream for affordable housing.
19. Coalition for a Livable Future: Incorporated health equity and specific health objectives into the draft Portland Plan with Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. Metro included equity as one of six objectives in its "Making the Greatest Place" regional vision. New criteria were adopted for regional transportation funding decision making that support health equity and active transportation.
20. Coalition for a Livable Future: New sidewalks built in low income neighborhoods, including a project that connects senior housing to a nearby bus stop.
21. Coalition for a Livable Future: Passed Oregon House Bill 3630, requiring good faith mediation between lenders and homeowners facing foreclosure.
22. Coalition for a Livable Future & Coalition of Communities of Color: The City of Portland established Office of Equity and Human Rights.
23. Coalition for a Livable Future & Verde: Negotiated a community workforce agreement with the City of Portland's new home weatherization program, Clean Energy Works, to ensure access to jobs by low income women, people of color and youth.
24. Coalition of Communities of Color: Portland Public Schools adopted Racial Educational Equity Policy.
25. Coalition of Communities of Color: Clackamas County adopted a resolution valuing diversity.
26. Coalition of Communities of Color: Centennial, Parkrose and David Douglas School Districts adopted equity policies.
27. Coalition of Communities of Color: The City of Portland passed a resolution to address undercounts in communities of color.
28. Coalition of Communities of Color: Passed House Bill 2134, requiring improved race, ethnicity and language data practices at the Oregon Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority.
29. Coalition of Communities of Color: Portland Public Schools adopted an affirmative action policy.
30. Coalition of Communities of Color: Portland Public Schools adopted Equity in Public Contracting Policy.
31. Coalition of Communities of Color: Multnomah County Department of Human Services began their Visibility Initiative and adopted a policy for improved data collection practices for race/ethnicity data.
32. Coalition of Communities of Color: Portland State University launched the Center to Advance Racial Equity.
33. Coalition of Communities of Color: Portland Public Schools institutionalized a racial equality lens.
34. Coalition of Communities of Color: City of Portland applied a racial equity lens to budgeting, beginning with the 2012-2013 budget.
35. Community Alliance of Tenants: Worked with Clackamas County to create and move forward a county-wide policy to create a property maintenance inspections program.
36. Community Alliance of Tenants: Renegotiated the recommendations of the 2008 Quality Rental Housing Workgroup.
37. Community Alliance of Tenants: The City of Beaverton set up a language bank for city services. Now residents that speak any language can access city services, including residential inspections program.
38. Community Solutions for Clackamas County: Helped integrate mental health services into new planned community.
39. Cowlitz Community Network: Developed a community charter, creating a structure for community work and formalizing the roles and responsibilities for Cowlitz County agencies serving children and families. Forty agency leaders have signed the community charter.
40. Cowlitz Community Network: Lower Columbia Community Action Project implemented trauma-informed practices, including modification to facilities.
41. Craft3: Supported opening of Green Zebra in Kenton.
42. Craft3: Supported purchase and closing of Sugar Shack by Living Cully.
43. Ecotrust: Schools piloted $.07 reimbursement policy concept to encourage sourcing locally.
44. Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon: Established the Rockwood Farmers Market.
45. Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon: At least two neighborhood stores changed their layout and/or offerings to promote healthier eating.
46. Fair Share Research & Education Fund: Passed Oregon House Bill 3407, establishing Traditional Health Workers Commission.
47. Fair Share Research & Education Fund: Expanded Citizen Alien Waived Emergent Medical program to cover prenatal care.
48. Fair Share Research & Education Fund: Passed Oregon House Bill 2134, standardizing collection of data on race, ethnicity, preferred language and disability status.
49. Fair Share Research & Education Fund: Passed Oregon Senate Bill 99, State Health Insurance Exchange Market.
50. Fair Share Research & Education Fund: Passed Oregon House Bill 3650, establishing an integrated and coordinated healthcare delivery system to replace managed care systems for recipients of medical assistance.
51. Fair Share Research & Education Fund: Oregon Health Authority committed to utilizing an equity lens on all policy decisions. Oregon Health Policy Board, which oversees OHA, now has equity as a criterion for decision making.
52. Family Forward Oregon: Passed Oregon House Bill 2002, which directs law enforcement agencies to adopt written procedures prohibiting profiling and establishes a system for collecting data about racial profiling by police.
53. Family Forward Oregon: Passed House Bill 3025, also known as “Ban the Box,” effectively creating job opportunities for people with prior convictions and arrests.
54. Family Forward Oregon: Advocated for expanded access to paid sick days.
55. Family Forward Oregon: Established a secure way to save for retirement by passing an employee-funded workplace retirement savings system.
56. Family Forward Oregon: Raised the state minimum wage.
57. Family Forward Oregon: Advocated for the passage of “Cover All Kids,” which provides health insurance coverage to every child in Oregon.
58. Family Forward Oregon & Oregon Progress Forum: Passed city ordinance (now City Code Chapter 9) establishing requirements for eligible persons working in Portland to accrue and use protected sick leave.
59. Family Forward Oregon & Western States Center: Constructed a comprehensive reproductive health policy, which passed in August 2017. House Bill 3391 (Reproductive Health Equity Act) requires health benefit coverage of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products and procedures related to reproductive health.
60. Friends of Zenger Farm: Established Lents International Farmers Market.
61. Future Generations Collaborative: Advocated for a change in legislation (ORS 343.035) to expand the definition of “child with a disability,” for purposes of special education, to include children who have developmental delays and who are in third grade or lower.
62. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East: Built 23 condominiums in Rockwood, purchased by families at low interest rates.
63. Hacienda CDC: Build Portland Mercado, Portland’s first Latinx public market and commissary kitchen to create economic development opportunities for low income Latinx immigrant entrepreneurs.
64. Hacienda CDC: Completed installation of a commercial kitchen for its Micro-Mercantes program, which supports more than 50 different small businesses and entrepreneurs in the community.
65. Highlands Neighborhood Association: Opened Highlands Community Center, which they’ve since outgrown and expanded into a larger space.
66. Highlands Neighborhood Association: Established Highlands Community Library.
67. Highlands Neighborhood Association: Established Highlands Community Garden, assigning 37 plots and offering a tool library.
68. Highlands Neighborhood Association: Coordinated a neighborhood lighting project with community, retail, city and church support.
69. Highlands Neighborhood Association: City funding appropriated for a Highlands Neighborhood Trail, which has since opened.
70. Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce of Oregon: The City of Vancouver and Clark County contracted with the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce of Oregon to provide culturally specific resources to business owners and entrepreneurs.
71. HOST Development Inc.: Built 53 energy efficient single-family homes as part of the New Columbia revitalization project.
72. Human Services Research Institute: Recognized non-traditional resources as "income" for savings in the state's Individual Development Account program.
73. Janus Youth Programs: Opened and operates the Village Market healthy corner store.
74. Janus Youth Programs: Doubled the size of the Seeds of Harmony garden in New Columbia.
75. Janus Youth Programs: Created a community-owned neighborhood food system, including access to farming land, trainings and workshops, veggie vouchers, commercial kitchen space and a neighborhood farmers market.
76. Latino Network: Developed and expanded Juntos Aprendemos, which prepares young Latinx children for kindergarten-level literacy, into 12 schools in Washington and Multnomah counties.
77. Marion-Polk Food Share: Completed a draft of a new garden establishment policy with Salem Parks Operations.
78. Marion-Polk Food Share: Established eight new community and school gardens.
79. Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon: Launched the Oregon Impact Fund, a three million dollar fund with investments from Oregon Community Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, the Collins Foundation and banks, to invest in small businesses operated by women and communities of color.
80. Native American Youth and Family Center: Passed Senate Bill 13, directing the Oregon Department of Education to develop curriculum relating to Native American experiences in Oregon and provide professional development related to that curriculum.
81. Neighborhood Partnerships: Oregon Housing and Community Services required that all deeply subsidized housing remain affordable for at least 60 years in order to receive the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).
82. Neighborhood Partnerships: Passed Oregon Senate Bill 1552 to stem tide of foreclosures by requiring a beneficiary to send notice of mediation and enter into mediation with purpose of agreeing to avoid foreclosure.
83. Neighborhood Partnerships: Passed Oregon Senate Bill 1564 to protect homeowners from unfair "dual track" practice by requiring lenders to cut off loan modification talks with a borrower before starting foreclosure proceedings. It requires notice go to the homeowner and the clerk of the county where the home is located.
84. Neighborhood Partnerships: Passed Oregon House Bill 4039, correcting problems with the Senior & Disabled Property Tax Deferral Program.
85. Neighborhood Partnerships: Passed Oregon House Bill 2980, establishing the Agricultural Workforce Tax Credit, which seeks to protect affordable and safe housing for agricultural workers.
86. Neighborhood Partnerships & Partnership for a Hunger-Free Oregon: Expanded Earned Income Tax Credit from 6% to 8%.
87. North by Northeast Community Health Center: Converted an unused green space into a food and therapy garden.
88. Northwest Employment and Education Defense Fund: Passed House Bill 2977, requiring construction labor contractors and brokers to be licensed.
89. Northwest Employment and Education Defense Fund: Passed Senate Bill 1587, requiring itemized pay stubs and giving employees the right to their wage records.
90. OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon: TriMet established a 2.5 hour transfer policy.
91. OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon: TriMet made improvements to three stops in East Portland, one in Cully and one in Lents.
92. OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon: The Federal Transit Administration ruled that changes to transfer time policies by public transit providers require an equity analysis.
93. OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon: Convinced David Douglas School District to participate in YouthPass program.
94. OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon: Convinced Parkrose School District to participate in YouthPass program.
95. Open School: Opened a community school (Open School East) that aims to lower dropouts, close racial achievement gap and increase post-secondary success.
96. Open School: Established an equity certificate program through University of Portland for new and current educators.
97. Oregon Latino Health Coalition: $10 million in funds used to provide primary healthcare services to uninsured children while strengthening Safety-Net Clinics.
98. Oregon Mentors Initiative: Advocated for the passage of House Bill 2732, which created a task force to review workforce opportunities for youth through education and community partnerships.
99. Oregon Public Health Institute: Participated in the development of a draft Transportation System Plan that placed increased priority on pedestrian infrastructure, particularly in neighborhoods with vulnerable populations.
100. Oregon Public Health Institute: Incorporated health and equity into the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability's Comprehensive Plan.
101. Oregon Public Health Institute: Integrated health goals, objectives and outcomes into the final Portland Plan.
102. Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.: Portland City Council unanimously passed Resolution No. 36954, approving a model Community Benefit Agreement on construction projects over $15 million and piloting the CBA on two Portland Water Bureau projects. The CBA includes utilization goals for registered apprentices, women, people of color and disadvantaged contractors.
103. Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.: Hoffman Construction, one of the largest general contractors in the United States, piloted “Green Dot for the Trades” at the Multnomah County Courthouse site. Green Dot for the Trades is a violence prevention strategy that addresses bullying, harassment, hazing and other forms of aggression in Portland’s construction trades.
104. Oregon Voice: Registered 70,000 new voters in Oregon with a focus on underrepresented populations.
105. Partnership for Safety and Justice: Passed Oregon House Bill 3194, a comprehensive public safety reform law designed to flat-line prison growth through 2018, effectively saving taxpayers more than $300 million through sentencing reform and other cost cutting and cost avoidance.
106. Partnership for Safety and Justice: Passed Oregon House Bill 3078, which modifies eligibility for the Family Sentencing Alternative Pilot Program, reduces mandatory minimums, increases short-term transitional leave, allocates additional funds to Justice Reinvestment and domestic and sexual violence programs.
107. Partnership for Safety and Justice: Joined Unite Oregon, ACLU of Oregon and Fair Shot for All Coalition in advocating for Oregon House Bill 2355, which reduced simple drug possession to a misdemeanor.
108. Partnership for Safety and Justice: Passed Oregon House Bill 3503, creating a diversion program to keep parents convicted of a crime from going to prison by offering a longer probationary period instead.
109. Pathways 2020: Increased community and school gardens in Cowlitz County from two to 24 between 2007 and 2013.
110. Pathways 2020: River City Transit changed routes and improved equipment to better meet the needs of Longview and Kelso residents.
111. Portland Impact, Inc.: Standardized the application processes and materials across different Head Start providers so the application process is easier on families.
112. Resolutions Northwest: Implemented the Restorative Justice in Schools Initiative in six Portland Public Schools.
113. Salem-Keizer Coalition for Equality: Provided cultural responsiveness training for teachers in the Salem-Keizer School District.
114. Salem-Keizer Coalition for Equality: Expanded Latinx parent classes, concentrating on all elementary schools in the North High feeder area with significant Latinx populations.
115. The Children's Institute: Passed Oregon House Bill 2013, establishing the Kindergarten Partnership & Innovation Fund to encourage school districts to align and integrate early learning with elementary schools and committing $4 million to Early Learning Hubs.
116. The Children's Institute: Established a mixed-funding preschool embedded into Earl Boyles Elementary School (the first of its kind in Oregon).
117. The Children's Institute: Passed House Bill 3380, Preschool Promise, establishing a mixed-delivery system for the state to fund preschool in various settings.
118. The Children's Institute: Passed Senate Bill 909, establishing the Oregon Education Investment Board to ensure that all public school students in Oregon reach education outcomes.
119. The Children's Institute: Passed Oregon House Bill 4165, removing the sunset on the Early Learning Council.
120. The Children's Institute: Passed bill that increased funding for Oregon Pre K (Head Start) by $39 million over two years, allowing 3000 new children to participate.
121. The Rosewood Initiative: Founded and built the Rosewood Community Center, now operating seven days a week with six full-time staff and providing an array of services and events to neighborhood residents.
122. The Rosewood Initiative: Advocated for the establishment of a new north-south bus line in Portland on 162nd Avenue between SE Powell Boulevard and NE Airport Way.
123. Upstream Public Health: Oregon House Bill 2800 established the Farm to School and School Garden Pilot Program with $200K in funding. Expanded funding to $1.2 million in 2013.
124. Upstream Public Health: Passed Bill 2732, compelling restaurants with 15 or more outlets nationwide to provide nutrition information.
125. Verde: Planted street trees in low-income neighborhoods and neighborhoods with high percentages of people of color.
126. Verde: Local government environmental programs adopted inclusive procurement practices, which incentivize workforce diversity and minority contractor participation in publicly funded environmental projects.
127. Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center: Opened a permanent dental clinic in McMinnville offering free services to low income patients.
128. Volunteers of America, Oregon: The Oregon State Legislature mandated that a portion of cognitive reentry services must be contracted to community-based organizations. 18 to 25-year-olds identified as a "special high risk population" by the Department of Community Justice, resulting in 30 newly funded treatment spots. VOA's development of Community Partners Reinvestment framework adopted in all Multnomah County jails.
129. Washington County Commission on Children and Families, Health and Human Services: Established two school-based health centers, one at Forest Grove High School and one at Century High School.