East Portland Neighborhood Economic Development Summit 2012

East Portland Neighborhood Economic Development Summit 2012

Connect, Collaborate and Compete:

Creating Equity, Opportunity and Business Growth in East Portland

8:00am to 2:00pm

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
10301 NE Glisan Street, Portland, Oregon

Guest speakers will include:

  • Keynote Speaker: U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley
  • Portland Mayor Sam Adams
  • Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen
  • Others to be announced

The Portland Development Commission, in partnership with Venture Portland, the Neighborhood Economic Development Leadership Group, the East Portland Action Plan Economic Development Subcommittee, the Coalition of Communities of Color of Multnomah County and the East Portland Chamber of Commerce invite you to join us in helping chart the future course of neighborhood economic development in East Portland. The community-driven Neighborhood Economic Development Strategy is beginning its second year of implementation, and this summit will help guide future choices and resource decisions and identify key areas of focus for the next year.

Breakfast and lunch will be served, and we will have two panels of speakers with extensive participant involvement! RSVP info to follow.