Past Events

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here For Black History Month, Know Your City will be presenting the Hidden History of Albina tour. Tour destinations include public art, historic buildings, and green spaces. The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here For Black History Month, Know Your City will be presenting the Hidden History of Albina tour. Tour destinations include public art, historic buildings, and green spaces. The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here For Black History Month, Know Your City will be presenting the Hidden History of Albina tour. Tour destinations include public art, historic buildings, and green spaces. The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here For Black History Month, Know Your City will be presenting the Hidden History of Albina tour. Tour destinations include public art, historic buildings, and green spaces. The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here For Black History Month, Know Your City will be presenting the Hidden History of Albina tour. Tour destinations include public art, historic buildings, and green spaces. The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here For Black History Month, Know Your City will be presenting the Hidden History of Albina tour. Tour destinations include public art, historic buildings, and green spaces. The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here For Black History Month, Know Your City will be presenting the Hidden History of Albina tour. Tour destinations include public art, historic buildings, and green spaces. The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here For Black History Month, Know Your City will be presenting the Hidden History of Albina tour. Tour destinations include public art, historic buildings, and green spaces. The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

Seedy, Seamy, Sinful Portland Tour — Christmas Edition!

RSVP Here  Seedy, Seamy & Sinful Portland Tour – Special Christmas Edition! With Doug Kenck-Crispin Thursday, December 25, 4PM-6PM Meets outside Voodoo Doughnuts As a center for shipping and labor in the Pacific Northwest, Portland has often had the reputation of a rugged, uncouth town, more than willing to allow the loggers, miners and fishermen […]

“A Secular Christmas Eve” People’s History Tour

RSVP Here You are invited to Know Your City’s “Secular Christmas Eve” tour, a holiday themed spinoff of our popular “People’s History of Portland” walking tour, highlighting Portland’s immigrant and working class heroes, and celebrating our city’s social activists and movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, bikes and brews, the foundations of the city […]

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

RSVP Here  Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal spaces in which LGBTQ folks built community, to precious moments that galvanized the entire movement. This tour includes powerful in-person testimonials from local LGBTQ leaders and allies, as well as anecdotes from those who came before on topics such as […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This tour […]

Know Your City! Walking Tour

RSVP HERE Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Avenue) Price: $10 Know Your City! is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to marginalized histories, including the thousands of […]

Vegetarian Friendsgiving Potluck at People’s Co-op!

RSVP Here Know Your City and People’s Food Co-op have partnered many times this year to provide deep and provocative dialogue about the intersection of food and social justice in Portland. We are celebrating our growing partnerships with a Friendsgiving Potluck at People’s Community Center on November 20th! Bring your favorite vegetarian dish, or just […]

Know Your City! Walking Tour

RSVP HERE Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Avenue) Price: $10 Know Your City! is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to marginalized histories, including the thousands of […]

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

RSVP Here  Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal spaces in which LGBTQ folks built community, to precious moments that galvanized the entire movement. This tour includes powerful in-person testimonials from local LGBTQ leaders and allies, as well as anecdotes from those who came before on topics such as […]

A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

Untold Stories: A Walk With Know Your City

RSVP Here Untold Stories is Know Your City’s first annual benefit gala. This year, we will bring together over 150 guests for an unforgettable evening, including: hors d’oeuvres, drinks, dessert, performances from local talent, and a paddle raise. Untold Stories is a night to raise essential funds to further Know Your City’s programs of engaging […]

Portland Urban Market

RSVP Here  Join dozens of local companies for the FIRST ever Portland Urban Market. Portland Urban Market is an all ages and FREE event showcasing the food, culture, music, retail, drinks, and art from creatives and makers of color in Oregon. Our beer garden will feature beer by Laurelhurst Brewery and kombucha sponsorship by Townshend’s […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This tour […]

PDX 101 Tour

RSVP HERE Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Avenue) Price: $10 Portland 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to marginalized histories, including the thousands of […]

A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

Food Rights by Bike Tour

RSVP Here Portland, which is often lauded for our local and sustainable food culture, faces a public health crisis stemming from tens of thousands of residents who lack access to the affordable and healthy food options. Redlining by banks and retail outlets, the outmigration of jobs, and food deserts paint a stark reality for food […]

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

RSVP Here  Join Know Your City, comedian and LGBTQ activist Belinda Carroll, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC’s inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal spaces in which LGBTQ folks built community, to precious moments that galvanized the […]

PDX 101 Tour

RSVP HERE Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Avenue) Price: $10 Portland 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to marginalized histories, including the thousands of […]

Urban Spaces Tour of the Historic Halprin Sequence

RSVP Here   Renowned landscape architect Lawrence Halprin’s designs reinvented American public space, ushering in a new form of urban ecology with modernist fountains, plazas, and green spaces. The tour begins in Portland’s Auditorium District, where a sequence of four fountains designed by the landscape architect 50 years ago weaves through three city blocks. These beloved public spaces began […]

A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

DIY Portland

                RSVP Here Portland’s economy is more than box stores and corporate chains – local matters a lot to us. DIY Portland is a walking tour that explores the grassroots and sustainable living that contributes to Portland’s local thinking. Along the way, we’ll meet with some of the personalities […]

Hidden History of Albina Tour

RSVP Here The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture,serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This tour […]

PDX 101

RSVP Here  PDX 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to marginalized histories, including the thousands of Multnomah people native to the region to the lessons […]

A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP Here  A People’s History of Portland” walking tour, highlighting Portland’s immigrant and working class heroes, and celebrating our city’s social activists and movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, bikes and brews, the foundations of the city were built by immigrant laborers.This tour tells Portland’s story from the point of view of Chinese people, […]

Jade District Tour

RSVP Here Know Your City and Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) proudly partner to offer the third annual walking tour of the Jade District, to coincide with the second annual Jade International Night Market on Saturday, August 27th. This was one of our favorite tours last year and we’re thrilled to offer it […]

Food Rights by Bike Tour

RSVP Here Portland, which is often lauded for our local and sustainable food culture, faces a public health crisis stemming from tens of thousands of residents who lack access to the affordable and healthy food options. Redlining by banks and retail outlets, the outmigration of jobs, and food deserts paint a stark reality for food […]

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

 RSVP Here Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Ave) When: August 26th, 10:00am – 12:00pm Price: $10 Join Know Your City, comedian and LGBTQ activist Belinda Carroll, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC’s inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal […]

DIY Portland

                RSVP Here Portland’s economy is more than box stores and corporate chains – local matters a lot to us. DIY Portland is a walking tour that explores the grassroots and sustainable living that contributes to Portland’s local thinking. Along the way, we’ll meet with some of the personalities […]

Historic Halprin Urban Spaces Tour

RSVP Here   Where: Portland State University’s Urban Plaza (506 SW Mill Street) Price: $7   Renowned landscape architect Lawrence Halprin’s designs reinvented American public space, ushering in a new form of urban ecology with modernist fountains, plazas, and green spaces. The tour begins in Portland’s Auditorium District, where a sequence of four fountains designed by the landscape […]

PDX 101 Tour

                               RSVP HERE Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Avenue) Price: $10 Portland 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover […]

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

 RSVP Here Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Ave) When: August 7th, 10:00am – 12:00pm Price: $10 Join Know Your City, comedian and LGBTQ activist Belinda Carroll, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC’s inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal […]

Alberta Arts Tour

RSVP Here Where: NE 14th Place and Alberta Street Pride: $7 Did you know there are over 50 public art projects on Alberta main street? Join Know Your City and Alberta Art Works for a walking tour that explores the invaluable contributions of artists on Alberta Street. The art projects cover a diverse number of mediums, […]

A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE Where: Voodoo Doughnut (22 SW 3rd) Price: $10 A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour […]

PDX 101 Tour

                               RSVP HERE Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Avenue) Price: $10 Portland 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover […]

Hidden History of Albina

RSVP HERE The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This […]

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

 RSVP Here Where: Voodoo Doughnuts (22 SW 3rd Ave) When: July 29th, 10:00am – 12:00pm Join Know Your City, comedian and LGBTQ activist Belinda Carroll, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC’s inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal spaces in […]

A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

PDX 101 Tour

                               RSVP HERE Portland 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to […]

Art for the Millions: KYC’s 7th Anniversary

RSVP Here   Saturday, July 16th 1pm – 3:00pm Portland Art Museum ( 1219 SW Park Ave) In June 2009, the Dill Pickle Club (now known as Know Your City) led a guided bike tour that explored Depression-era public art and the enduring legacy of the Work Progress Administration in Portland. Join for a special anniversary […]

Alberta Arts Tour

RSVP Here Did you know there are over 50 public art projects on Alberta main street? Join Know Your City and Alberta Art Works for a walking tour that explores the invaluable contributions of artists on Alberta Street. The art projects cover a diverse number of mediums, including streets, ATMs, and bus benches. Stops include: – […]

Art for the Future Bike Ride

                                                      RSVP Here Art for the Future Pedalpalooza Bike Tour of Portland’s Grassroots Mural Projects Saturday, July 2 11am – 1pm 2306 SE Morrison In the last few years, muralists have […]

A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

RSVP Here   Where: Darcelle XV ( 208 NW 3rd Ave) When: June 25th, 3:00pm – 5:00pm Join Know Your City, historian Peter Boag, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC’s inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from pivotal spaces in […]

Pride Forever: LGBTQ History Tour

 RSVP Here   Where: Darcelle XV ( 208 NW 3rd Ave) When: June 18th, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Join Know Your City, comedian and LGBTQ activist Belinda Carroll, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC’s inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from […]

A People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

Inequality for All Screening and Q/A with Fair Work Week for Oregon Campaign

                          RSVP Here   Tuesday, May 17th Clinton Street Theatre 5:30 – Doors Open | 6pm – Program Suggested Donation: $7 . . On June 13th, Oregon Working Families Party and Know Your City are organizing a documentary screening of Inequality for All, followed […]

LIVE Portland Concert & Comedy

RSVP Here Rock out and laugh for a cause on June 11th and support creative programs for a better Portland. LIVE Portland is a comedy show and concert hybrid featuring local musical groups Little Star and Neon Culpa, and comedians Jeremy Eli and Bri Pruett at the Waypost Music Venue & Bar. LIVE Portland also […]

A People’s History of Portland

                                            RSVP Here   A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was […]

Hidden History of Albina

RSVP HERE The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This […]

Hidden History of Albina

                                                RSVP Here   The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few […]

May Day People’s History of Portland

RSVP HERE   You’re invited to Know Your City’s May Day inspired People’s History of Portland walking tour. A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of […]

America’s Next Top Candidate

                   RSVP Here McMenamin’s Mission Theatre (1624 NW Glisan St) 5:30 – Doors 6:00 – 8:00 – Program The Bus Project and Know Your City present AMERICA’S NEXT TOP CANDIDATE: an election year showcase that reveals a more interesting side of the local leaders who are competing […]

DIY Portland

                RSVP Here Where: The Armory When: 4:00PM – 6:00PM Portland’s economy is more than box stores and corporate chains – local matters a lot to us. DIY Portland is a walking tour that explores the grassroots and sustainable living that contributes to Portland’s local thinking. Along the way, […]

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour

RSVP HERE The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This […]

Reclaiming Our Histories: bringing equity to youth education

RSVP Here  Q Center (4115 N Mississippi Ave) 5:30 – Doors Open 6:00 – Program $6 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds. “There are some things that textbooks don’t teach us, and there are some things that people don’t tell us. We deserve to learn and we deserve to know.” – […]

Portland 101 Tour

                               RSVP HERE Portland 101 is a downtown walking tour that illustrates the origins of Portland and its journey to the present. While exploring downtown art, parks, buildings, and bridges, we cover the collective history of Portland, from pop culture to […]

People’s History of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, the foundation of the city was built by immigrant labor.This tour tells Portland’s story from the viewpoint of Chinese […]

Streetopia: Talkback and Panel with Author Erick Lyle

Independent Publishing Resource Center (1001 SE Division St) 6:00 – Doors Open 6:30 – Program $6 Suggested donation Underground journalist, musician, and independent curator Erick Lyle is visiting Portland to lead a conversation about his newest book, Streetopia. The book is based on the eponymous Streetopia exhibition, a massive anti-gentrification art fair co-curated by Lyle, Chris Johanson, and Kal Spelletich in San Francisco […]

Happy Hour – Meet Our New Programs Coordinators!

RSVP HERE Know Your City is celebrating the growth of our team and family! Join us at Solae’s Lounge (1801 NE Alberta St) to meet our new KYC Programs Coordinators, Lydia Grijalva, and Melissa Lang. About Lydia: Lydia has been involved in education and nonprofit work over the last 14 years, and has been exploring […]

Seedy, Seamy, Sinful Portland Tour

RSVP HERE   Seedy, Seamy & Sinful Portland Tour With Doug Kenck-Crispin Friday, March 18th, 3PM-5PM Meets outside Voodoo Doughnuts As a center for shipping and labor in the Pacific Northwest, Portland has often had the reputation of a rugged, uncouth town, more than willing to allow the loggers, miners and fishermen an opportunity to […]

#BlackLivesMatter and the State of Overpolicing

RSVP HERE   Billy Webb Elks Lodge (6 N Tillamook St) 5:30 – Doors Open 6:00 – Program Free to the public and a $6 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.     #BlackLivesMatter. Using that hashtag is not criminal or an act of terror. Last November, it was discovered that […]

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour

RSVP HERE The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This […]

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour

RSVP HERE The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This […]

SOLD OUT: Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour

RSVP FOR THE LATER 1:30 TOUR HERE The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who […]

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour

RSVP HERE The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This […]

Hidden History of Albina Walking Tour

RSVP HERE The Boise and Eliot neighborhoods in North Portland are rich in diverse history and culture, serving as the historic heart of Portland’s African American community. Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have altered the face of the region, something which can go easily unnoticed to those who don’t know the history. This […]

Portland Policy Tour

RSVP HERE The 1973 Bicycle Plan. Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Tilikum Crossing. Portland has been known for implementing forward thinking and progressive policies long before other American cities have caught up to speed. Know Your City offers the Portland Policy Tour to delve into compelling agencies that have led and experienced dramatic transformation over the […]

Start the Year SINGING!! Sing a Song of Portland Tour

RSVP HERE After everything we’ve been through in 2015, we’re starting off 2016 SINGING. Join us for a very special New Year’s Sing a Song of Portland tour! Portland has long been a haven for musicians and music fans, from The Kingsmen to Y La Bamba with some pretty great bands in between (Dead Moon, […]

Our Stories Matter Kickoff Presentation

It’s time for the histories and cultures of all Oregonians to be recognized within our systems of public education. Today, we are launching a critical response campaign called Our Stories Matter, with a mission to ensure that the history of underrepresented people included as an equal part of our curriculum standards for Oregon Studies.   […]

Building Oregon’s Climate Movement

RSVP HERE 6:00 – Doors Open 6:30 – Program $5 Suggested donation Oregon has long been a leader in innovation — from the bottle bill to the world’s greatest athletic shoes. But currently, Oregon’s economy runs on dirty energy that pumps pollution into our air and water, threatening the place where we love to live. […]

Food Justice and the Civil Rights Movement

RSVP HERE When: Monday, January 18th Doors: 6:00 / Program: 6:30 – 8:15 Where: People’s Co-op (3029 SE 21st Ave) $10 Suggested donation. Donations benefit the work of Know Your City and Groundwork Portland. During the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. worked with a huge coalition of leaders on a broad range of […]

Know Your City Public Meeting

After celebrating six years of providing vital community programming, our Board of Directors held an emergency board meeting in November after discovering financial mismanagement that took place over the past two years. The Board reacted swiftly to address the problem, and was faced with the question about whether Know Your City would have to close […]

End of 2015 Fundraising Party

CLICK HERE TO RSVP WHEN – Tuesday, December 29, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM WHERE – 800 NW 6th Ave, #331 Know Your City is having an End of 2015 Fundraising Party at the Know Your City office (800 NW 6th, #331) on December 29th. Our staff and board will be announcing the […]

A Secular Portland Christmas: Holiday Themed People’s History of Portland Tour

You are invited to Know Your City’s “Secular Portland Christmas” tour, a holiday themed spinoff of our popular “People’s History of Portland” walking tour, highlighting Portland’s immigrant and working class heroes, and celebrating our city’s social activists and movements. Click here to purchase tickets. Before Portland was known for Portlandia, bikes and brews, the foundations […]

The Rent Crisis: A People’s Perspective

  Portland is in a Renter State of Emergency. No-cause evictions and rent increases are at record levels. Landlords and developers are forcing responsible and reliable tenants out of their homes and communities, into one of the worst and most aggressive rental markets in history, without consideration of the impacts on our tenants. It’s time […]

Welcome Party for Executive Director Cameron Whitten

Our entire community is invited to Cameron’s Executive Director welcome party from 5:30 to 8:30 at Center for Intercultural Organizing (700 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217) on Monday, November 30th. Food Sponsors: Voodoo Doughnuts and Missionary Chocolates Drink Sponsors: Townshend’s Kombucha and Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider The Know Your City Board has been hard […]

Portland Waterfront walking tour offered with AARP NeighborWalks

Join KYC and AARP on a walking tour of Portland’s Waterfront and East Side Esplanade, Saturday, October 24th at 12pm.

People’s History of Portland Tours offered with Our Town at Portland Center Stage

KYC’s A People’s History of Portland Tours have been extended with 4 extra dates in conjunction with Portland Center Stage production of Our Town.

People’s History of Portland Tours offered with Our Town at Portland Center Stage

KYC’s A People’s History of Portland Tours have been extended with 4 extra dates in conjunction with Portland Center Stage production of Our Town.

A People’s History of Portland walking tour offered with AARP NeighborWalks

A People’s History of Portland: Old Town and Chinatown Walking Tour Saturday, September 26 · 10:00am – 12pm Meet: Outside of Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, 208 SW Ankeny St. 1.5 miles 2 hours 3,000 steps Admission is FREE Donation to tour guide is encouraged! Know Your City is delighted to partner with AARP Oregon […]

Wage/Working Opening at ADX Friday

Please join KYC and artists Laura Hadden and Tennessee Watson at the Wage/Working Jukebox opening at ADX, this Friday, August 28th at 6:30pm.

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