CNN e-newsletter 
June 2014
Central Northeast Neighbors (CNN)  


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Informational Panel Event
National Night Out
Cully Farmers Market
Sunday Parkways
Special Events
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Informational Panel Event June 11th!















Learn more about what is driving demolition, residential infill, and housing affordability in Portland neighborhoods!


Guest speakers from the City's Bureau of Development Services, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, home builders, housing and community organizations will address:

*What are the City's regulations around residential tear-downs and new construction?
*How do these trends affect neighborhood affordability, stability and equity?
*What are the environmental issues around the demolition of buildings?
*What is attracting home builders?

Moderated by Amalia Alarcón de Morris, Director of the Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Sponsored by Central Northeast Neighbors,
North Portland Neighborhood Services,
Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, and
Southeast Uplift

For more information about the event please contact Sandra Lefrancois at (503) 823-2780 or

We will make reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities, people needing assistance with language interpretation. Please notify us no less than ten business days prior to the event (503) 823-4099 TTY: (503) 823-6868.


National Night Out (NNO) Kickoff Party is July 10th!
The official night of NNO is Tuesday, August 5th! Hosting a block party or picnic in the park is a fun way to meet and get to know your neighbors better! Registration begins June 3rd and ends July 25th. The kickoff event will be held on July 10th from 5:30-7:30pm, and it will be held in Laurelhurst Park. Join and learn about how to hold a great neighborhood party! The Portland Bureau of Transportation will have information about street closures, and Parks information about reserving space in a park. Find out more about National Night Out here.


Cully Farmers Market and Madison High School Students!

Cully Community Market joined forces with Thursday's Old Salt Market to become Cully Farmer's Market - an affordable farmers market with local healthy food. We are moving into the heart of 42nd Ave business district and will be located outside of Old Salt, Roses, and Rocket Pizza- Madison High School Sustainable Agriculture students will be selling pesticide-free vegetable and flower starts at the Cully Farmers Market on Thursday, June 5th from 4-7pm!

Transportation Bureau Announces 2014 Sunday Parkways

Sunday Parkways is a series of free community events opening the city's largest public space - its streets - for people to walk, bike, roll and discover active transportation. Estimates put total attendance at the events at more than 100,000 annually. Residents and visitors say they come to enjoy the traffic-free streets connecting parks and schools filled with activities, music and vendors. It's safe, family-friendly and a chance to meet neighbors. To find routes please go to


May 11 -East Portland

June 22 -North Portland

July 27 -Northeast Portland

August 24 -Southeast Portland

September 28 -Southwest Portland

Candidates Fair 2014 in Rose City Park

Special Events and Meetings



Please visit our calendar for Special Summer Events in the neighborhoods and more!  


Summer Free For All: Concerts and movies in the Park 2014!  


CNN Land use Transportation Committee (LUTC) June 2 7-8:30p CNN, 4415 NE 87th-


CNN Board Meeting, June 4 7-8:30


Portland Public Forum: Linking Health and Housing
June 5 12-1:30 p.m. First Unitarian Church's Buchan Room, 1226 SW Salmon


Portland Air Quality Workshop June 6 9-3p

PCC 705 N. Killingsworth St., Portland OR Moriarty Auditorium


82nd Ave. Improvement Coalition meeting June 23 7p at CNN


Columbia Slough Watershed Council events

Sandra Lefrancois
Central Northeast Neighbors