FREE DISCUSSION ABOUT IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES IN OREGON The February 26th event is part of Oregon Humanities’ statewide Conversation Project. Global displacement is on the rise, thanks to intractable conflicts, economics, and climate change. Oregonians have and will continue to see the results of international migration in our neighborhoods. How might we build more informed, responsive, resilient, and vibrant communities? Participants will consider questions of up-rootedness, hospitality, identity, perception and… Read More »The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees and Oregon
Welcoming Our Neighbors from All Over the World There are some people who want to build walls. And others who want to build bridges. If you’re a bridge builder, People-Places-Things (P-P-T) would like to invite you to help us make Portland a more welcoming place for immigrants & refugees, newcomers, and other non-native speakers of English. We are providing free cross-cultural facilitation training to Portlanders through Southeast Uplift. Are you… Read More »Welcoming Our Neighbors
More and more organizations and communities are working toward being inclusive. Join us for Beyond Invitation: How Do We Create Inclusive Communities, a free conversation with Rachel Bernstein on Wednesday, January 17th.
Building Leaders, Building your Board: 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, and regulations,… Read More »Building Leaders, Building Your Board: New Neighborhood Association Board Member Orientation
SE Uplift invites ordinary Portlanders like you to shape and create your neighborhood by applying for a Neighborhood Small Grant. Through this grant you can tap into your creativity and leadership to develop projects that improve your community. Join us at one of our grant workshops to learn how!