In Partnership with Prosper Portland

Future Oversight Committee Meetings N/NE CDI ICURA Expansion Subcommittee Meeting #2 Monday, October 2 6-7:30pm North Portland Library 512 N Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217 N/NE CDI Oversight Committee General Meeting #5 Thursday, October 5 6-7:30pm Billy Webb Elks Lodge 6 N Tillamook St. Portland, OR 97227 N/NE CDI Community Outreach Subcommittee Meeting #1 Wednesday, … Continue Reading


The Conference Team would like to acknowledge all the Black-owned businesses who participated in making the Conference a memorable event! No Limits Stickers@ 17th and NE Alberta Street– for their beautiful work on the COBM banner; Amalfi’s Restaurant@ 47th and NE Fremont Ave–for hosting an excellent meet and greet event to honor our Keynote Speaker.; … Continue Reading

Join us as we impact our young people

Join the Team of greeters at these NPDX Middle Schools: Greeting at Ockley Green 6031 N Montana Ave Wednesday – 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Greeting at Boise Eliot Humboldt Thursday – 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 620 N Fremont Ave

COBM Update for 2015

Members and Prospective Members, The schedule for holding COBM meetings has always been to have them the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  This message is to let you know that our first general membership meeting of 2015 will be the third Saturday of the month, January 17th.  … Continue Reading

Invitation from the Chair

Dear COBM Members and Friends, The Coalition of Black Men is a long standing organization in the Portland community.  We were formed in 1988 to address the escalation of gang violence in the Portland area and to wage a full assault on the negative representation of Black men in the local media.   While we have … Continue Reading

October health message

October is Health Literacy Month Health Literacy Month is a time for organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. Over the years health care organizations, community coalitions, government agencies, businesses, advocacy groups, educational programs, and so many others have hosted a wide range of events. These include communication workshops for professionals, … Continue Reading

Reminder of Conference

This is a reminder that we are holding a community planning session for African Americans in preparation for the event with OHA leadership in November.Date: Monday, October 7 Time: 1:00pm Location: June Key Delta Center – 5940 North Albina St., Portland, OR. You can RSVP for this meeting and the November 4th event with OHA … Continue Reading