Race & Adoption: A FREE Community Conversation In honor of National Adoption Month this month, SE Uplift is hosting a FREE community conversation in partnership with Oregon Humanities & Astrid Castro discussing the topic of Race & Adoption! National Adoption Month is a month to raise awareness of the need of adoptive families for children and youth currently in the foster care system. SE Uplift is proud to raise awareness… Read More »Race & Adoption Conversation Project
Workshops & Events
Build Your Toolkit with the Building Leaders; Building Your Board 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, and solutions to common neighborhood association challenges. ——————————- November… Read More »Building Leaders; Building Your Board Orientation
The Portland United Against Hate Coalition is pleased to partner with the Office of Community and Civic Life and SE Uplift to provide the following five trainings between October 2019 and June 2020. The trainings all elevate awareness of the prevalence and danger of hate in our city and offer practical guidance on how to safely interrupt hate and provide trauma-informed care. FREE
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!
Gaby Saldana-Lopez and Christina Estimé, SEUL Staff SE Uplift, along with our partners Northeast Coalition of Neighbors and the East Portland Community Office, is incredibly excited to work on a new event that brings the SE, NE, and East Portland coalitions together in an effort to support a variety of businesses owned and operated by People of Color! The Exchange is a multi-cultural day market that will bring together food, art,… Read More »The Exchange: A Multi-Cultural Day Market!
SE Uplift is hosting another session of this awesome community conversation! 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… Read More »FREE Community Conversation: Why DIY? Self-Sufficiency in America
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
We are hosting a FREE movie showing at SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition! In honor of pride month, we will be hosting a cult classic public viewing here at at SE Uplift. You can follow THIS LINK to get a ticket! Never heard of this movie? Here is a synopsis! Megan (Natasha Lyonne) considers herself a typical American girl. She excels in school and cheerleading, and she has a handsome football-playing… Read More »But I’m a Cheerleader: Pride Month Movie Showing
The decision to adopt across racial or cultural lines is a lifelong commitment to exploring matters of race and identity, confronting racism in all its forms, and developing new skills and perspectives. What role do race and racism play in your family? What are the personal experiences that inform how you talk to adopted children in your life about where they are from? How do we talk to children about… Read More »Race & Adoption: A Conversation Project