Community Partners / Oregon

Age Friendly Portland
Working closely with the City and advising on the Portland Plan, the Age-Friendly Advisory Council is developing and implementing a plan to make Portland a place where people can age well. Portland is one of nine cities selected to be a pioneer member of the World Health Organization Network of Age-Friendly Cities.

Bloom Anew
Jay C. Bloom promotes his concept of “returnment,” a term he created for aging boomers as an alternative to retirement. Returnment encourages older adults to spend their later years using their skills, resources, and knowledge to benefit the greater good.

Provides professional economics, planning, and financial consulting services and expert testimony for a wide variety of private and public sector clients throughout the United States and worldwide.

Oregon Arts Commission
Creating an economically vital Oregon, full of vibrant communities and innovative thinkers, strengthened by healthy trade and tourism.

Portland State University
Oregon’s most affordable public research university, dedicated to finding innovative, sustainable solutions to local and global problems.

XRay Radio
Holding a microphone up to the best and most distinctive of Portland, and building a culturally relevant center for ideas, music, and creativity in service of a more open media and a more just community.

Zidell Yards
A 33-acre riverfront property, the largest undeveloped site in the city, it will be transformed  into a mixed use district complete with parks, plazas, river access and a 118-unit mixed use apartment building.

Non-Profit Housing & Management Company Partners

Friendly House
A non-profit creating a thriving community by connecting people of all ages and backgrounds through quality educational, recreational, and other life-sustaining services. Delivers the EngAGE model onsite.

Development Partners

Community Development Partners
Focuses on meeting housing needs through thoughtful planning and development of life-enhancing affordable communities.

The Hazelwood Group, LLC
A public and social services organization in Portland.