Entries by Alycia Duran

We ❤️⁠ Our Supporters!

Thank you for the heart you put into our community. This Valentine’s Day, we’re sending you a big, heart-felt thank you for putting your heart into our community by engaging with our programs here at Our Just Future. Whether you have volunteered, donated needed items to our emergency shelters, or contributed funds, we are grateful […]

Resources During Cold Weather

Find Resources for Cold Weather As our county prepares for the upcoming cold weather, here are some resources for yourself, and your neighbors, to keep safe. Cold-Weather Resources SHELTER ACCESS If you need access to a shelter: Dial 211 on your phone Visit 211info.org IF ADDITIONAL COLD-WEATHER EVENTS OCCUR Severe Weather Criteria: Multnomah County uses the […]

What does the housing crisis need? YOU.

When a crisis is complex and centuries in the making, we can’t expect it to end overnight, in a year, or even within our lifetimes. This holds true for the housing and homelessness crises in our community, which drag on while people suffer on our streets and in their cars, and others are at risk […]

Cheers! 🎉 It’s Give!Guide Season

Help OJF raise $20,000 for housing solutions! Today is the first day of the Willamette Week’s 2023 giving season – yahoo! Our Just Future is thrilled to be part of the Give!Guide again this year, our region’s most popular giving campaign, along with 250 other terrific non-profits that make our region a better place. You’ll […]

Welcome The Aurora, our newest housing community!

Last week we celebrated the opening of our newest affordable housing community, The Aurora, which adds 93 much-needed affordable rental apartments to the Rosewood neighborhood of outer SE Portland. We began welcoming residents this summer and are excited for the building to be fully occupied this fall. This new affordable housing community furthers the vision of […]

Meet Elsa, OJF’s new Housing Director!

We are thrilled to welcome Elsa Natal to Our Just Future as our next Director of Affordable Housing. Elsa brings a depth of experience developing affordable housing in our region that is already boosting our production and growing new opportunities, which is exciting for us and our community. Building affordable housing is a core part of […]