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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Equity and Human Rights

Realizing Equity. Enhancing the City of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-4433

Fax: 503-823-4420

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

More Contact Info

  • Demographics Dashboard Click here to track how each bureau is doing in their hiring diversity efforts

  • Who to contact for ADA & Civil Rights Issues

  • Equity Training and Technical Support

  • Translated Documents

  • Black Male Achievement


Our Mission Statement

The Office of Equity and Human Rights provides education and technical support to City staff and elected officials, leading to recognition and removal of systemic barriers to fair and just distribution of resources, access and opportunity, starting with issues of race and disability.


  • RT @alex_zee: The average Black, Latino, and Native American households in Portland can't afford the cost of a house in Portland city limit… 1 day ago
  • RT @OPB: Antisemitic hate incidents are up in the Northwest. The regional chapter of the Anti-Defamation League recorded 40 incidents of an… 1 day ago
  • As the Muslim Holy Month begins, we wish our Muslim family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers a blessed Ramadan.… 2 days ago
  • Today is International Women's Day and this year's theme is #EmbraceEquity. Equal opportunities aren't enough—true… 2 weeks ago
  • RT @BDSPortland: Deadline extended to March 20: If you're interested in ways to approve Portland's building permit processes, please consid… 3 weeks ago
Citywide Racial Equity Goals & Strategies