East Portland Welcomes You!


Comprised of 13 neighborhoods East of I-205 out to the Gresham border, from the Columbia River to Mt Scott, we are a rapidly growing part of Portland. 

There are many opportunities for involvement from a neighborhood level, to coalition wide, to working with the city on imporvements. 

We welcome you to look around and see where you fit in and to contact us with any questions you may have. 

Again, welcome!


This website is supported by the East Portland Neighborhood Office and the East Portland Action Plan.


May 4, 2015 by

By Katy Jenkin

Matt Martin moved to Portland four years ago. Settling into life in bicycle-friendly Portland, Martin took a job at City Bikes as a mechanic, and began “scoping out” where he might like to open up his own shop. Martin noticed that East Portland was lacking the bicycle accessibility and resources that are prevalent in the inner-city. He saw an opportunity to connect his skills and experience to an underserved area. More...
May 4, 2015 by

By Kem Marks

SE Division St., between SE 117th Ave. and SE 148th Ave., is undergoing some amazing changes. This is the area that makes up the Division-Midway Alliance for Community Improvement (DMA), one the city’s Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (NPI) districts. Some great new businesses are moving into the district, and Metro is planning a new and faster bus project that will go along Division linking the Midway neighborhood to Gresham as well as other parts of Portland and Downtown. More...
May 4, 2015 by

By Fred Sanchez

Gateway Area Business Association will concentrate its efforts on a Community Fair, First Responder Tribute, Citizen of the Year Award and more on September 10. After “9-11”, the Gateway Area Business Association felt a need to pay tribute to local First Responders. Join the 12th annual Tribute to honor Portland Police Officers, Multnomah County Sheriff Deputies and EMTs. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., at 111th SQUARE just off NE Halsey Street, the public is invited to this FREE event, featuring patriotic flag and gun salute, talented entertainment, enjoyable community fair, notable Citizen of the Year announcement and more. Dr. Debbie Derr, President of Mt Hood Community College will again be Master of Ceremonies. More...
May 4, 2015, 5:00 pm
East Portland Neighborhood Office, 1017 NE 117th Ave. (between Halsey + Glisan at the foot of the water tower)
May 4, 2015, 7:00 pm
East Portland Neighborhood Office, 1017 NE 117th Ave.
May 6, 2015, 6:00 pm
David Douglas School District Office Board Room, 1500 SE 130th
May 6, 2015, 7:00 pm
East Portland Neighborhood Office, 1017 NE 117th Ave
May 7, 2015, 7:00 pm
East Portland Neighborhood Office, 1017 NE 117th Ave.