Prosperity Pilot Southern Oregon Success

The School2Work and Youth Development Committees of Southern Oregon Success (SORS) worked to make sure all high school youth who are in need receive additional support, experience and/or encouragement to successfully graduate and transition to post-secondary training and/or a career. This effort became one of the Oregon Prosperity Initiative Pilot projects and used the Oregon … Read more

Klamath IDEA (Inspire Development – Energize Acceleration)

The concept behind Klamath IDEA was to bring education, economic development, private business, financial institutions, municipal, county, and state governments together with entrepreneurs, innovators, and successful businesses to accelerate job creation and promote marketable commodities to expand the local and state economy. Project identification and recruitment efforts included forums and presentations to the community (including … Read more

NAYA Generations

The Oregon Solutions NAYA Generations project was an innovative integrated inter-generational housing and learning community.  Its residents comprise of some of the Native community’s most vulnerable elements: Children in foster care/child welfare; elders; and early learners.  NAYA Generations project was culturally –based and helped guide the delivery of services to residents, learners, and visitors. From … Read more

Moist Mixed Conifer Science-Policy Workshop

The Moist Mixed Conifer Science-Policy Workshop was held in Pendleton Oregon on December 4-5th and brought together scientists, technical specialists, forest collaboratives and policy-makers to discuss management strategies for eastside moist-mixed conifer forests with the following focus: Goals: Review the latest research findings on moist mixed-conifer forests, to take advantage of the Pacific Northwest Research Station’s just-completed … Read more

Prosperity Pilot Malheur CTE

The Oregon Prosperity Initiative (OPI) is a commitment to create a robust, thriving economy by removing barriers to overcoming poverty and empowering citizens to maximize their potential.  The initiative is working on two fronts: ensuring that people and families who are currently living in poverty have access to critical resources, and addressing the root causes … Read more

Bridges to Health (formerly Community Health Teams- Columbia Gorge)

The project goal was to create a structure to connect and coordinate existing community health workers with each other, primary care providers, social service and other resources in the Hood River and Wasco County area. This collaborative structure helped to also prioritize connection and alignment with establishing Early Learning Hubs. Oregon Solutions assisted the team to … Read more

North Portland- Swan Island Neighbors

Over a number of years, Oregon DEQ received complaints from North Portland residents about the odors emanating from the Swan Island industrial area. Neighbors for Clean Air organized an initial meeting in the Summer of 2013. Oregon Solutions was asked by Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek, to help convene an ongoing forum to improve communication between the … Read more

Clackamas County ONEStop

The ONEStop has been conceived as a virtual public, private, non-profit and academic partnership in support of the metropolitan region’s foodshed vision. The vision of this project was to advance local economic development and job creation in the emerging food system cluster while fostering sustainability co-benefits such as public health, food equity and environmental stewardship. … Read more

Oregon Traffic Incident Management Responder Training

The Oregon Energy Plan identified Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) as a strategy to reduce energy consumption in the transportation sector.  The Oregon Transportation Research Education Consortium defined and supported ITS strategies for implementation in Oregon. This project incubated a state-wide collaboration of response personnel to establish a Traffic Incident Management Implementation Committee, tasked with implementing … Read more

Regional Accelerator Innovation Network (RAIN)

The communities and universities in the South Willamette Valley, led by Corvallis and Eugene, with seed funding from the State of Oregon, banded together to create a vision and plan for a system that addresses the specific economic development needs of our region. This plan was called the Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network, or RAIN. … Read more