The resources linked below represent an ongoing project by AIGA Portland to offers links to services related to anti-racism, social justice, mental health and other important resources that reflect community needs.

These links and resources are being provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by AIGA Portland of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. AIGA Portland bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

Anti-Racist Resources

  • Anti-racism Resources – A resource for white people and parents to deepen anti-racism work
  • Native Land Map – Strives to map Indigenous lands in a way that changes, challenges, and improves the way people see the history of their countries and peoples.
  • Save the Tears – White woman’s guide
  • White Guyde – White guyde to the galaxy
  • – What white Portland can do for racial justice
  • Self-Defined – A community-created dictionary that seeks to provide more inclusive, holistic, and fluid definitions to reflect the diverse perspectives of the modern world. 
  • Don’t Call The Police – Police alternative resources
  • Stop Asian Hate – AAPI Resources

Social Justice Groups

Community Groups 

  • Nat Turner Project – NTP creates an environment of inclusivity, a communal harbor for artists previously silenced by institutional constraints, and actively provides priority spaces to artists of color
  • APANO – Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
  • NAYA – Native American Youth & Family Center
  • Latino Network An organization that encompasses transformational programs aimed at educating and empowering Multnomah County Latinos
  • Voz Portland – Worker-led organization that empowers diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve their working conditions and protect civil rights through leadership development, organizing, education and economic opportunity
  • A-APRP – All-African People’s Revolutionary Party
  • HAKI Portland – Community organization for East African immigrants
  • National Domestic Workers AllianceThe nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States

Mental Health & Therapist Directories

Resources for Immediate Help

Multnomah County Crisis Line – 503.988.4888 OR 1.800.716.9769

  • Free, 24/7 mental health support
  • Translation services for non-English speakers
  • Referral to low-cost or sliding-scale agencies
  • Help finding mental health providers
  • Information about non-crisis community resources available on the website.

Cascadia Crisis-Intervention – 4212 SE Division St. 503 963.2575

Hours: Mon – Sat: 7 am-10:30 pm, Sunday 9 am-9 pm

The clinic can help anyone experiencing a mental health crisis at no cost.

  • Receive immediate care during a mental health crisis
  • Speak to a psychiatrist or a mental health nurse practitioner
  • Get help with medication and treatment

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.8255

Help in Spanish 1.888.628.9454

LGBTQ Specific Suicide Hotline: 866.488.7386

Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7 if you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk

You can also access TrevorChat – a free, confidential and secure instant messaging service that provides live help to LGBTQ youth or TrevorText – a confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages.

Call to Safety Crisis – 503.235.5333

Portland women’s crisis line, free and confidential