Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly speaks to supporters of a renter relocation aid bill on the steps of city hall in 2017.

Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly speaks to supporters of a renter relocation aid bill on the steps of city hall in 2017.

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  • Portland will open a grant process for community groups to jumpstart initiatives combating hate crimes. A total of $350,000 in grants will go out to successful applicants over the 2017-18 fiscal cycle. Commissioner Chloe Eudaly will oversee the grant process; she joins us to talk about efforts to fight hate in Portland’s neighborhoods.
  • The Montavilla Neighborhood Association Board of Directors issued a resolution asking the city to stop sweeping homeless camps in the neighborhood. We talk to Jonnie Shaver, the chair of the Board, about how the neighborhood is approaching homelessness.

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