Funding Equity for EPNO: Show up on May 10 and share your story!

Has EPNO helped you or your community in a meaningful way? If so, we would be honored to have your support on Thursday, May 10, 2018, starting 6 PM at City Hall! Please show up at the budget hearing and share your personal story of success working with us to support equitable increased funding for EPNO. For decades other district coalitions have been funded at higher levels. Let's help EPNO get its fair share! 

We are asking for an additional $201,980 in funding to:

-increase staff Community-Building and Advocacy Programs from 2 part-time staff, 24 hours a week to 3 full-time staff, 40 hours a week
-increase EPNO's Director position from part-time, 32 hours per week to full-time, 40 hours per week
-increase direct funding programs by approx. $32,000

You can support the request for increased funding by providing testimony at the upcoming budget hearing on Thursday, May 10, 2018, 6:00 PM, at City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204, or by writing, e-mailing or calling City Council:, (503) 823-4120, (503) 823-4682, (503)823-3008, (503) 823-3589, (503)823-4151 /node/6589