Related Organizations


IRCO’s mission is to promote the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society.


NAYA provides a variety of community and family support services to the native population, promoting pride, prosperity and a place to practice culture and community connection.

Urban League

The National Urban League works to  provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for the underserved in America.

Jewish Community Center

Founded in 1914, the Mittleman Jewish Community Center began its life as the B’nai B’rith Building on SW 13th Avenue and Mill Street, quickly becoming the hub of Jewish living for Portland’s growing Jewish population.

Office of Equity and Human Rights

The Office of Equity and Human Rights provides education and technical support to City staff and elected officials, leading to recognition and removal of systemic barriers to fair and just distribution of resources, access and opportunity, starting with issues of race and disability.

Q Center

Q Center provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, equity, visibility and community building. Q Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization which offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: Arts & Culture; Education & Training; Health & Wellness and Advocacy

Latino Network

To positively transform the lives of latino youth, families, and communities.

Muslim Educational Trust

MET ’s focus on education through positive interaction with Muslims and non-Muslims and honest communication with the media and public officials has positively impacted not only the people of Portland, but well beyond our local area.

Commission of Disability

Broaden outreach and inclusion of persons with disabilities in Portland; Represent a wide spectrum of disabilities on behalf of the residents of the City of Portland; Facilitate increased collaboration and information exchange between persons with disabilities, City bureaus, and City Council.

City of Portland Human Rights commission

The Human Rights Commission works to eliminate discrimination and bigotry, to strengthen inter-group relationships, and to foster greater understanding, inclusion and justice for those who live, work, study, worship, travel and play in the City of Portland. In doing so, the Commission is guided by the principles embodied in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Coalition of Communities of Color

List of Coalition Members

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO)

The Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) is a statewide, grassroots organization, uniting Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve social justice. We use our collective strengths to advance equity through empowering, organizing and advocating with our communities.


The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equity of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.