Earth Day is almost here and a great time to get rid of unused items gathering dust in your home, apartment, pod, etc. Look for an event in your neighborhood to reduce, recycle and/or reuse items! Options to take home, swap or buy goods may be available. The schedule has information on all dates, locations, and what materials are accepted at each event. The first event is in Cully on April 21. Read more.
Community Conversation at the Latino Network on Climate Change
Join the Latino Network, BPS and CNN for a conversation about how climate change affects our local communities on April 12. We will talk about how climate intersects with different issues including disaster preparedness, transportation, housing and health. Share your wisdom and connect with diverse neighbors over great food and facilitated table conversations. Learn more here, RSVP to
New Year Cultural Celebration in Glenhaven Park April 28th
Join the fourth annual Cambodian/Lao/Thai/Burmese New Year in the Park event where thousands of people from diverse cultural backgrounds celebrate. Four Southeast Asian cultures join together with community for a full day of festivities with food, music, dance, games, and more. This is one of four 2018 projects that received CNN grant funds. Read more.
What's going up in that empty lot?
For a long time, Portlanders have wanted a better way to learn about new development in their neighborhoods before construction begins. The Neighborhood Contact Code Update Project offers some ideas for improved communication and engagement of community members around new large buildings near where they live. Read more.
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