The Institute makes available a number of publications, from our biannual magazine to conference proceedings and occasional reports.

Recent Publications:

The Future of Oregon's Agricultural Land (.pdf, 4 MB) is a new report produced by the OSU Center for Small Farms, Portland State University's Planning Oregon/Institute for Metropolitan Studies, and Rogue Farm Corps. You can download a two-page summary, or visit the Center's website here. Read a roundup of press coverage here.

Promising Practices for Long-Term Community Engagement, by Meg Merrick, Ph.D, Andrée Tremoulet, Ph.D, and Tina Dippert, GRA. A report commissioned by the Washington County Board of Commissioners, August 2015.

Where The Ends Don't Meet in 2014: Measuring Poverty and Self-Sufficiency among Oregon's Families, by Elizabeth Morehead, Ph.D., and Sheila Martin, Ph.D., Revised edition, June 2015 (.pdf). Produced for Worksystems.

★ Who is Making Ends Meet in the Portland Region? A Profile of Poverty and Self-Sufficiency among Greater Portland Families, by Jamin Kimmell, M.U.R.P., and Sheila Martin, Ph.D., June 2015 (.pdf)

★ Demographic Analysis of the Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Skilled Trades Industries, by Elizabeth Morehead, Ph.D., and Sheila Martin, Ph.D., November 2014. (.pdf) Produced for Partners in Diversity.

Sorting out the skills gap: Analyzing the evidence for a shortage of middle-skill workers in the manufacturing and healthcare industries in the Portland region, by Jamin Kimmell, M.U.R.P. candidate, and Sheila Martin, Ph.D., January 2015. (.pdf file)


WATCH: Sheila Martin speaks at the City Club of Portland's Friday Forum on "The State of Our Schools - Leading for Racial Equity." (September 5, 2014)