Deering Center Neighborhood Association

The mission of the Deering Center Neighborhood Association is to help maintain an excellent quality of life in our community. We are citizens committed to protecting and improving the beauty and safety of our neighborhood, the excellence of our schools, supporting our local businesses and preserving our unique village-like atmosphere.

More information about the Deering Center Neighborhood Association is available at: or check Facebook:

Bi-Annual Meetings every spring and fall, please check for meeting announcements and to request email notifications.

We want to share with folks that we have a new website!  Check it out and let us know what you think.

Updated: 5/12/2020

Hello all, 

- Wednesday May 13th 8 - 9 pm Portland Public Schools will host a Zoom virtual Community Forum regarding Longfellow School's upcoming renovation. Information from the architects, and an opportunity to ask questions and give feedback. Click here for Zoom and other details.

- Thursday May 28th at 7 pm DCNA will resume Monthly Neighborhood Meetings (virtually with Zoom, our 1st time!). Jessica Thomas will headline our Community Conversations discussing and sharing info about her new business Handiwork Studio + Market (at the former Jet Video space). More details about the Monthly Meeting will be forthcoming next week.

- The School Budget Vote and Primary Election normally held in June has been rescheduled for Tuesday July 14th and is expected to primarily be a mail-in vote election. Click here for details on voting and mail-in absentee ballots (for anyone).

- Re the coronavirus, Click here for City resources. Click here for State resources. Both are updated on an ongoing basis and good places to regularly check in.

- Saturday 9 am Singing with Neighbors continues, to receive information & updates you need to sign up for our Singing Email List or like/follow our Facebook page. Just let us know if you'd like your name added to the Singing Email List. 

- Nightly 7 pm Clapping to Support Frontline Workers continues as well, thanks Peggy Akers for leading this effort!

That's it for this week. If you have any questions, or information you'd like us to share, let us know.

Best, DCNA 

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