East Portland Resilience Coalition (EPRC)
EPRC comprises 20 Voting Partners with signed 2-year Memorandum of Agreement and Seven affiliated organizations.
Voting Partner Organizations
The purpose of CCA is to enhance the livability of the community; to establish and maintain an open, objective line of communication and relationships among the community and all interested stakeholders.
Community Energy Project provides free home services focused on safety, health, and energy efficiency. We provide free community education and supplies, as well as direct home energy upgrades and repairs.
Day One Tech PDX connects technology and personal identity. We offer free services to the community and can be contracted to do culturally specific programming to provide those free services to the community.
- Benjamin Lostheart, Executive Director – Vision Team
East Portland Collective builds community by offering free, all-ages arts activities, education, and fun to underserved and underrepresented community members, centering the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community, women/femmes, minorities, youth, parents, and individuals living within the margins of society.
Growing Gardens uses the experience of growing food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy and equitable communities.
Dancing Tree Family Center mission is to prevent homelessness by partnering with people as they navigate their journey to stability and opportunity.
- Brandi Jordan
- Sarah Cramer
Learning to Live is a new nonprofit with the goal of providing education and systems navigation tools for youth in order to identify and develop skills relating to key facets of everyday American life.
Outreach to and wraparound supports for youth in East Multnomah County experiencing housing instability and homelessness; programming for LGBTQ youth, youth in foster care, and youth involved in sex trafficking.
O.D.D.S Program is an organization geared toward the deconstruction of the school to prison pipeline.
- Krystal Menefee
Affiliate Participant Organizations
The purpose of the East Portland Action Plan (EPAP) Economic Development Subcommittee is to develop a strong business environment that strengthens existing businesses, promotes new businesses, and expands family wage jobs in East Portland.
- Gayle Palmer
To serve as a body in order to gather, enlighten, inform, celebrate, champion, empower, and support our Powellhurst-Gilbert neighbors, businesses, homes, schools, environment, and those invested in the neighborhood.