Oregon Humanities

Oregon Humanities is committed to bringing people together across difference. Each year, Oregon Humanities offers hundreds of public conversations and programs across the state, trains and supports dozens of discussion leaders, and awards tens of thousands of dollars in grants to organizations that, like us, believe in the power of people in rooms listening, learning, and struggling together.

Oregon Citizens' Utility Board (CUB)

As directed by Oregon voters in 1984, the Oregon Citizens’ Utility Board (CUB) represents the interests of Oregon’s residential utility customers before administrative, judicial, and legislative bodies. CUB works at the intersection of utility policy and regulation to develop innovative solutions, empower consumers, and engage stakeholders around utility issues that affect Oregonians.

Senator Ron Wyden

Offices of United States Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR).

At the 2018 DIN Summit in Portland, Senator Ron Wyden shared inspiration and vision in a video message to Summit participants. Senator Wyden is a longstanding advocate for a free and open internet - he wrote the first Senate net neutrality bill in 2006, ensuring everybody can access the internet and the information on it. 

City of Portland

Through the Office for Community Technology (OCT), the City of Portland, along with Multnomah County Library, is tasked with overseeing Digital Equity Action Plan (DEAP) implementation. A primary responsibility and commitment is to foster and engage partnerships and community efforts that align with DEAP goals. 

Unite Oregon - Multnomah County Chapter

Led by people of color, immigrants and refugees, rural communities, and people experiencing poverty, Unite Oregon works across Oregon to build a unified intercultural movement for justice.

Unite Oregon represents the merger of two strong organizations – Center for Intercultural Organizing (CIO) and Oregon Action (OA) – who together have decades of experience organizing immigrants, refugees, people of color, and low-income Oregonians to address racial and economic disparities and improve quality of life in our state.


About the Directory

Through engagement with DIN members it became clear that there are digital literacy programs, services and training tools already developed and available locally; however, DIN members and other community-based organizations (CBO) serving marginalized and vulnerable residents had trouble tracking what was available, how to best use the resources, and how to connect residents to services.