Action Center

Located in Mercy Corps’ Portland headquarters, the Action Center promotes global literacy through lectures, exhibits and seminars. Bring your children, friends or out-of-town guests and see how we're tackling the world's toughest challenges.

We are right on the TriMet MAX line at the Skidmore Fountain stop. Bike racks and limited visitor parking are also available. Admission is free. 

Please call us at (503) 896-5747 or send us an email if you have any questions. 

Hours and location

Tuesday - Friday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
28 SW 1st Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

Mercy Corps speaker at Action Center event


We're in a unique position to offer insight and understanding of the most complex challenges and opportunities of our time. From Mercy Corps leadership to best-selling authors, we invite you to connect with a wider world and hear firsthand from forward-thinking humanitarians.

group of young women holding smart phones and balls in the Action Center


Come explore the most challenging crises across the world, what Mercy Corps is doing to address them, and how you, too, can make a difference. Located at our Portland headquarters, our exhibits are free and open to the public. 

Mercy Corps volunteers of all ages at a table stuffing envelopes

Volunteer opportunities

Our Portland headquarters is a fast-paced hub responding to the needs of our field teams across the world. Bring your experience and passion to a wide range of activities, such as calling donors to thank them for a recent gift, stuffing envelopes and assisting with general office tasks. 

big empty room, the Mercy Corps Action Center, with chairs in rows

Event space

Whether it's a corporate strategic planning session, a nonprofit fundraiser, a networking evening with cocktails or somewhere in between, our venue can accommodate a variety of needs with space flexibility and state-of-the-art technology. 

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