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Saying Goodbye to Marty Stockton, our Southeast District Liaison 

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As of July 1st we say good-buy, and a giant THANK YOU to our local Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Southeast District Liaison, Marty Stockton! Starting in 2006 as a planner for the City of Portland at the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) and then in 2009 at BPS, she built relationships with community members all over the city before finally settling into her role in Southeast. As the Southeast District Liaison for the… Read More »Saying Goodbye to Marty Stockton, our Southeast District Liaison 

Bike Maintenance Day with Bikes for Humanity PDX!

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SE Uplift & Bikes for Humanity PDX Hosting Bike Maintenance class on July 10th! Are you interested in living more environmentally friendly? Interested in owning a bike? Then this class is for you! Join SE Uplift & Bike for Humanity PDX in this intro course on bike maintenance and the like. This event will start at noon and go on until 4:30pm. You can bring your bike! You do not… Read More »Bike Maintenance Day with Bikes for Humanity PDX!

Single-Family Zones Learning & Discussion Series

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RSVPs appreciated, not required, RSVP Here.  June 2019 Session 1: Exploring the Past Meeting Summary: The June Land Use and Transportation Committee (LUTC) meeting was packed! Thank you to all our attendees.  Allen Lazo from the Fair Housing Council of Oregon did a fabulous job of summarizing how the evolution of single-family zoning unfolded from the 1920’s to now, and how it’s contributed (along with a number of other policies and practices) to… Read More »Single-Family Zones Learning & Discussion Series

ABC + Ds of Land Use: In-person training

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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

A Place to Call Home: Exploring Housing in Oregon

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Click for Eventbrite link At the most basic level, a home is a place that gives you shelter, protecting you from the weather and unsafe situations. It’s also where you live your life, eat your meals, and raise your family. If housing is a basic human right, why do so many people struggle to find or keep housing? How do we as individuals and as a society make decisions that… Read More »A Place to Call Home: Exploring Housing in Oregon

Traffic Safety Action-shop

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Interested in creating awareness, changing policy, and finding $$ to improve safety on your neighborhood streets? RSPV today for our Traffic Safety Workshop!

Residential Infill Project: Update from Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

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What is this project about?In response to community concerns about demolitions and the scale of new homes, as well as the supply of housing in Portland, the Residential Infill Project is exploring ways to adapt Portland’s single-dwelling zoning rules to meet the needs of current and future generations. The project addresses three topic areas: scale of houses, housing choice, and narrow lot development. For more information visit the project website… Read More »Residential Infill Project: Update from Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

Land Use & Transportation Committee Review Process

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SE Uplift’s new Neighborhood Planning Program Manager, Leah Fisher, is spending her first days at SE Uplift meeting Land Use and Transportation chairs/representatives and conducting a review of the role and the Land Use Transportation Committee (LUTC).

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