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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 @MultCoHealth: Come celebrate Black History Month this Saturday Feb 4 with our hosts, Blazers Boys & Girls Club. Games, basketball, food… 13 hours ago
  • For Black History Month and every month, support Black-owned businesses in Portland. #BlackHistoryMonth 15 hours ago
  • RT @CommRubio: This was an important vote to restore public trust and ensure we use technology responsibly, ethically, and legally in a man… 16 hours ago
  • James S. Harrison served as Social Sciences Faculty Dept. Chair and coordinator of the Teaching Learning Center at… 1 day ago
  • RT @OPB: For decades, Oregon excluded Black people from legally settling in the state. Despite racist laws and attitudes, some came anyway.… 2 days ago
Citywide Racial Equity Goals & Strategies