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Why DIY? Self-Sufficiency & American Life

Why DIY? Self-Sufficiency & American Life Are we as self-sufficient as we can be? As we should be? What are the pleasures and pitfalls of doing it yourself? Join a free community conversation that investigates why we strive to be makers and doers in a world that provides more conveniences than ever before. This is the focus of “Why DIY? Self-Sufficiency and American Life,” a free conversation with Jennifer Burns… Read More »Why DIY? Self-Sufficiency & American Life

2019 Spring Cleanup Coordinator Kick-off

SE Uplift is hosting the 2019 Spring Cleanup Coordinator Kick-off this February 19th!   Meet other Clean-up Coordinators. Get the scoop on changes and new policies for the program, including returning Intake Forms, recycling programs, and upcoming changes next year! Meet with Bureau of Planning & Sustainability (BPS). Plan a litter Pick-up or Graffiti Abatement project. February 19th, 2019  Time: 7 pm – 9 pm Location: SE Uplift, (3534 SE Main St.,97214) Bus lines: #75, #15 and #14 For more information… Read More »2019 Spring Cleanup Coordinator Kick-off

November Building Leaders, Building your Board: New Neighborhood Board Member Orientation

  Learn skills to improve the effectiveness of your neighborhood association. Be more effective as a board member. New and returning neighborhood association board members are invited to join us for a lively and interactive training on board service. Topics will include an overview of Portland’s community involvement system, SE Uplift’s information sharing and advocacy models, board roles, responsibilities,  regulations, and solutions to common neighborhood association challenges. Date: November 28th, 2018… Read More »November Building Leaders, Building your Board: New Neighborhood Board Member Orientation

ABC + Ds of Land Use: In-person training

ABC + Ds of Land Use: In-person training Overview: This 2-part training is hosted by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, the Bureau of Development Services, and SE Uplift. Volunteers from all coalition areas are welcome to attend. RSVP: here What’s the purpose? The ABC+Ds of Land Use Training is designed to help new Land Use and Transportation Representatives as well as other local land use advocates better understand existing city… Read More »ABC + Ds of Land Use: In-person training

Building Leaders: Building Your Board New Neighborhood Board Member Orientation

Building Leaders, Building your Board: New Neighborhood Board Member Orientation   Learn skills to improve the effectiveness of your neighborhood association. Be more effective as a board member. New and returning neighborhood association board members are invited to join us for a lively and interactive training on board service. Topics will include an overview of Portland’s community involvement system, SE Uplift’s information sharing and advocacy models, board roles, responsibilities,  regulations,… Read More »Building Leaders: Building Your Board New Neighborhood Board Member Orientation

SE Uplift Is Seeking New Board Members

What is SE Uplift? SE Uplift’s mission is to collaborate with the SE Portland community to build informed, inclusive, and participatory neighborhoods that support our social and ecological well-being. SE Uplift is one of seven district coalition offices that coordinate neighborhood and community efforts with city government.   Open Board Positions The SE Uplift Board has openings for up to five directors representing community organizations, five “at-large” directors representing SE… Read More »SE Uplift Is Seeking New Board Members