SMILE (Sellwood-Moreland Improvement League) is one of 94 neighborhood associations recognized by the City of Portland. If you live, own property or run a business in the Sellwood-Moreland boundary, you’re already a member. There are many opportunities to get involved and help keep our neighborhood great. SMILE is involved in:

Meetings are posted on the SMILE calendar, and everyone is always welcome. You can stay up-to-date by signing up for emails on topics that interest you.

SMILE is unique among neighborhood associations because we operate two historic properties.

Both properties are available for weddings, concerts, business meeting and special events at an affordable cost.


General membership meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Topics include current neighborhood issues, projects affecting our neighborhood and upcoming events. Guest speakers frequently attend. Meeting information HERE.

SMILE Board meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The focus is on planning and organizing SMILE’s administrative and policy concerns, including its finances, committee assignments, and official positions on important issues.  Meeting information HERE.

Committees meet at various times throughout the month (sometimes via Zoom). Check the calendar for details. Everyone is welcome to attend.