EAST PORTLAND ACTION PLAN
Committees & Representatives
East Portland Action Plan (EPAP) Committees & Representatives demonstrate the work being done by the community through the EPAP. Everyone is welcome to Committee meetings. Please, request childcare and language interpretation as needed to support your participation.
New members and proposals for new Representatives and Committees are always welcome! You must have attended at least two general East Portland Action Plan meetings, signed a Participation Agreement, and request time on the general meeting agenda to be approved as a Representative or to establish a Committee.
If you want committee meeting dates, times, locations, and contacts, or the list of EPAP issue-specific Representatives and contact information, please open the attached EPAP Committees & Representatives document located at the bottom of the page and to the left. The following is a list of each Committee by name and purpose.
East Portland Action Plan (EPAP) general meeting: Purpose - To coordinate implementation of action items in the East Portland Action Plan.
EPAP Arts + Culture Subcommittee: Purpose - To be defined.
EPAP Chairs: Purpose - To plan and organize the EPAP.
EPAP Civic Engagement Subcommittee: Purpose - To organize multi-cultural/language appropriate Civic Engagement workshop curriculum and advocate for ongoing funding.
EPAP Communications Committee: Purpose - To provide communication support (materials and web page development, and translation/interpretation) to the EPAP.
EPAP Economic Development Subcommittee: Purpose - To develop a strong business environment which strengthens existing businesses, promotes new businesses, and expands family wages jobs in East Portland.
EPAP Education Subcommitte: Purpose - To advocate for effective strategies that support the academic success of all students and to prioritize action items in the Action Plan that relate to educations, as a means to strategically address community-identified issues.
EPAP Grants Review Committee: Purpose - To provide EPAP granting opportunities with direction, review, and selection.
EPAP Housing: Purpose - To find common ground in supporting a range of housing types in East Portland as a means to strengthen livable communities; encourage healthy, complete, and stable neighborhoods; and promote family wage jobs.
EPAP Operations: Purpose - To function as an EPAP decision making body in time-sensitive situations and to develop and execute EPAP strategy.
EPAP Structures Committee: Purpose - To plan and organize the function & process of the EPAP.
EPAP Transit Riders Subcommittee: Purpose - Public Transportation is a public good that exists to serve the public. EPAP Transit Riders Sub-Committee will advocate to improve access, affordability, safety and infrastructure for transit riders with an emphasis on East Portland.
EPAP Technical Advisory Committee: Purpose - To work collaboratively to implement Action items and to coordinate website reports of agency progress on specific Action items.