Current and Upcoming Community Engagement Opportunities
Last fall, PSU President Percy announced the creation of a new Reimagine Campus Safety Committee (RCSC) - made up of students, staff, and faculty - to understand the array of safety needs of the campus community and to reimagine an approach to meeting those needs that reflects our commitment to racial justice and human dignity. The RCSC has been working to develop recommendations for not only new functional approaches to campus safety and security, but cultural shifts that will call forth a new vision of a welcoming campus that promotes well-being and creates the conditions for genuine belonging for all members of the PSU community.
Now the RCSC would like to know what is important to members of the PSU community about safety and belonging on campus. This fall, Oregon's Kitchen Table be providing an online survey, materials, and resources for groups to hold their own discussions, and facilitation assistance for community groups to hear more from everyone at PSU. The online survey will be open through October 29th.
Clatsop County: County Commissioner Redistricting (engagement opportunities coming in Mid-October)
Every ten years, the United States (US) Census tells us the number of people living in Clatsop County. The 2020 census shows that the number of people living in each of Clatsop County’s districts has changed. That means the boundaries for the five county districts will need to change.
Clatsop County is working with Oregon’s Kitchen Table to make sure people in the County can share what you think about changes to the district boundaries. Oregon’s Kitchen Table is part of Portland State University (PSU). The Center for Public Service at PSU is also helping Clatsop County think about changes to the boundaries.
You can also attend one of the public forums we will hold online between October 12 and 18. These forums will be on Zoom. If you would like to attend, please contact either Clatsop County (https://www.co.clatsop.or.us/contact-us or (503) 325-1000) or Oregon’s Kitchen Table (email@example.com).
- Tuesday, October 12 at 3pm
- Wednesday, October 13 at 12 noon
- Thursday, October 14 at 5:30pm
- Friday, October 15 at 11am
- Monday, October 18 at 4pm
View results from past consultations.