Starting the New Year off Right! Getting back to the basics, exploring LU/T resources, tips for building partnerships, and more.
Lead: Leah Fisher, Neighborhood Planning Program Manager
Background: Each January we typically take the opportunity to do some orientation and get to know new participants. This January we will do a refresher on roles, resources, and more.* For more veteran participants, your insight and experience will add a lot to the discussion and will support your neighbors in their work. Thank you for your contribution!
Review resources available to our LU/T representatives (and community members engaging in this work) such as Portland Maps and advocacy resources.
Share information about available funding/grants to conduct LU/T engagement and small projects (e.g. SEUL Small grants, safe routes to schools, City Repair, and more)
Tips for partnership engagement.
Other tips and tricks for being successful in your role as Land Use Chair in your neighborhood or other group.
Successes & inspiration from other Neighborhood Associations and groups doing this work.
Q & A session to address challenges and issues that have come up in your neighborhood. This can be a group effort.
*If you have a special request for something to be covered, please send me an email by Friday (1/15) at Leahf@seuplift.org