Video Meeting Help

Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. video meeting tools for neighborhood association and board committee chairs.

Zoom Hangouts Meet Teams

Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. has purchased two Zoom accounts that are available for neighborhood and committee chair use.

For assistance using Zoom, contact Lee Buhler, SWNI’s Treasurer, at treasurer@swni.org

Zoom help

 

Neighborhood and committee chairs are eligible to receive their own G Suite account that includes Hangouts Meet premium features. These accounts are free through a nonprofit technology grant from Google.

Contact Sharon Keast, sharon@swni.org

Hangouts Meet help

 

Neighborhood and committee chairs are eligible to receive their own Microsoft 365 Business Premium account that includes Microsoft Teams. These accounts are free through a nonprofit technology grant from Microsoft.

Contact Sharon Keast, sharon@swni.org

Microsoft Teams help

 

Online Meetings and Elections Recommendations

 


 

Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) is a coalition office funded by the City of Portland to provide training, orientation, information and consultation to city-recognized neighborhood associations in southwest Portland. SWNI's role is to develop organizational capacity of the associations and be a resource for neighbors advocating a particular position on issues of livability.

City of Portland neighborhood system standards

City Code Title 3.96 is the authorizing language for Portland's neighborhood system and directs the City of Portland to develop Standards.  The Standards include regulations for Neighborhood Associations to follow in order to be recognized by the City.

City of Portland & Multnomah County contacts

(503) 823-4000

General Information for both City of Portland and Multnomah County. Not sure who to call? Try this number and you will be directed to someone that can assist you.

Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ)

Find these resources on the DOJ nonprofit website:

  • Guide to Nonprofit Board Service in Oregon
  • 20 Questions that Directors Should be Asking