Advocacy Coalitions

UGI has worked with a variety of coalitions over the past 20+ years to advance new programs, initiatives, and investment measures.

Current coalitions include:


  Getting There Together advocates for building a regional transportation system on the foundation of social equity.


Portland Neighbors Welcome



  Portland Neighbors Welcome is dedicated to ensuring that every present and future Portlander can find and keep a safe, stable home they can afford.


  Working to ensure that everyone has a safe and stable place to call home.


Our Parks, Our Future


  led by East County Rising, working to create an east Multnomah County parks and recreation district




Past coalitions have included:



  Helped renew the 2020 Portland Parks and Recreation levy 


  Worked to pass a renewed and expanded 2019 Metro parks and nature bond


1994-2011, Founded by Mike Houck. The CLF works to protect, restore, and maintain healthy, equitable, and sustainable communities, both human and natural, for the benefit of present and future residents of the greater metropolitan region.



Stop the Bull Run Takeover 2014


  Stop the Bull Run Takeover was a campaign that opposed the  Measure #26-156 ballot initiative to remove control of the water and sewer bureaus from Portland City Council in 2014.