Portland works to help marginalised societies in Israel to prosper, in particular through hi tech and regional growth engine developments and more generally through integration and mobility within Israel’s workforce.
Masterplan for Employment for Arab Society
The Masterplan for Quality Employment is a joint programme with the Israeli Democracy Institute. It focuses on education, welfare, employment, growth engines and commercial zones. It
Lotus Project for Orthodox Druze Women
Based in Isfiya, Portland supports Lotus, an NGO run by Druze women. The programme is creating the first generation…
Developing a Regional Economic Growth Strategy for the Arab sector in Israel – Sakhnin Valley
Portland is leading the building of a regional economic cluster to address the gaps and imbalances between Arab and Jewish…
This project sees the placement of orthodox Jewish men into hi-tech. The “Haredi” community suffers exclusion from the workforce, due mainly to differences in culture, leading