Office of Citizen Involvement
News and Announcements
Attend our free workshop: How does Basic Rights Oregon do successful outreach to diverse populations?
1/29/14 - 12:24 pm
Join us as Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) leads a workshop about its experience conducting outreach to targeted populations, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other minority communities. The presentation will cover BRO’s:
1/8/14 - 3:01 pm
Approximately 45 people attended the orientation for Citizen Budget Advisory Committee (CBAC) members on January 7th. The CBAC members are from the public and have no connection financially to the county. They serve on nine committees that will make recommendations to the board of county commissioners about funding next year for programs in major departments and offices. Between now and April the CBACs will meet multiple times to hear presentations and ask questions of department directors and program managers.
Do you have ideas for improving public transportation service and infrastructure in the near- and long-term?
11/22/13 - 1:58 pm
Do you have ideas for improving public transportation service and infrastructure in the near- and long-term? Contribute them by joining the conversation happening now through 2014. Two coordinated efforts are taking place in Multnomah County for planning the improvements:
10/16/13 - 1:56 pm
The CIC held its annual workshop at the Northwest Public Employees Diversity Conference on October 15th. More than 90 people attended and many indicated they were able to make connections during a networking session that could lead to new partnerships. The workshop included two presentations and the networking session focused on the benefits of mutually beneficial outreach partnerships, and strategies and tools for forming them.
10/2/13 - 3:46 pm
The CIC wrapped up its live Education & Recruitment Campaign on September 29th. During the campaign, we tabled at events to talk with people about what the county does, answer their questions, and inform them about opportunities to volunteer and get engaged in decision-making. We were scheduled to attend 10 events throughout Multnomah County beginning August 6th. Sadly, due to severe weather, one event was cancelled and two others were underattended.