In 1992, in the midst of riots sparked by the acquittal of police officers who brutally beat him, Rodney King asked, “Can we get along?” This iconic American question still resonates today. What is it that drives this question, and why can it be so difficult to answer? What holds us back from connecting with each other? How do our personal experiences contribute to and have the potential to break… Read More »Can We Get Along? Examining Our Personal Experiences of Connection and Community
Workshops & Events
RSVP HERE On April 17th, join SE Uplift in celebrating 15 community projects awarded by our 2019 Community & Civic Grants! Desserts and drinks provided by local businesses! You can RSVP using this link or simply contact Muz at firstname.lastname@example.org, (503) 232-0010 ext 319. Wednesday, April 17th at SE Uplift 3534 SE Main St. Portland, OR 97214 7-9pm, short program starting at 7:30pm Read more about the 15 grant projects… Read More »2019 Grant Celebration
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
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 … Read More »2019 Spring Cleanup Coordinator Kick-off
You are invited to a study of the book A Hundred Little Hitlers by our neighbor, the journalist, Elinor Langer. She wrote it to document the rise of violent Neo-Nazis in Portland and our region in the 1980’s.
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 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