The Communications Committee is an operational committee charged with overseeing and enhancing communication with the board, the committee, the neighbors and the city. More specifically, the committee:
Solicits input from neighborhoods as to their communication needs.
Determines what communications resources SWNI currently has and how they can be improved.
Provides assistance with communication resources recommended to meet specific neighborhood needs.
Oversees the Web Server Subcommittee in the development of the SWNI website and supports the neighborhood websites as a communication tool.
Develops a “tool box” for neighborhood leaders that outlines resources and services available from governmental agencies in Portland.
MISSION: To facilitate better communication strategies through SWNI’s existing methods and to respond to the communication needs of the neighborhoods.
Ways to volunteer: Maintain your neighborhood's website, publish a neighborhood newsletter, attend a meeting and let us know what you think. Training and tools provided for newsletters and websites.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 6pm
Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland Community Media SmartAccess Partnership
Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc serves as a SmartAccess partner to Portland Community Media, providing use of PCM multimedia equipment at no charge to certified producers in southwest Portland.
Thanks to Portland's Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) and Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Neighborhood Small Grant funding, we have partnered with Portland Community Media (PCM) to expand media opportunities that serve the technology and media education needs of underserved and under-supported individuals and interested community members. The SWNI Communications Committee uses grant funds to host media workshops that enable Southwest Portland community members to produce community media programming for PCM's cable channels, the internet, and live public events.
View videos produced by Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc PCM SmartAccess graduates:
Multnomah Art Center Mural
Neighborhood House Senior Food Box Program
Mix It Up Day at Jackson Middle School
Respecting Ethnic And Cultural Heritage (REACH) Part 1
Respecting Ethnic And Cultural Heritage (REACH) Part 2