Member Benefits

  • Over 120 Free Events Every Year: As a member, you can attend any or all of our Friday Forums, Issue Forums and Civic Workshop –for free.
  • Access to Civic Leaders: Our members get to know our community leaders, and work with them to research, discuss and find solutions to Portland’s most pressing issues – so we make real progress and real change.
  • First Dibs on Sell-Out Events: When Governor Brown, Mayor Hales, or Former Secretary of the Treasury Hank Paulson comes to Friday Forum—you’ll be there.
  • Networking 101 – and Beyond: At our monthly networking event – Civic Drinks – you’ll see what other civic-minded people are up to in our community. Want to brush elbows and chat with local, state and national leaders from every sector? Senators and CEOs do more than grace our stage, they attend many of our events.
  • A Better Place to Live, Work & Play: Members like you interview the experts, study all sides of an issue, and recommend solutions. Then, members vote on the recommendations, and if adopted, advocate for real change.