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
Workshops & Events
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!
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
Although census data show Oregon’s population becoming more racially diverse, the perception persists that we are one of the whitest states in the nation. This is the focus of “Power, Privilege, and Racial Diversity in Oregon,” a free conversation with Willamette University professor Emily Drew
Is your organization interested in developing local partnerships? Could your mission be supported with more neighborhood involvement? Consider getting involved with SE Uplift! We are currently seeking organizations interested in serving on our board. All interested community organizations are invited to join us on Tuesday, June 13th for coffee, pastries, networking, and a chance to learn more about SE Uplift’s board service. SE Uplift Board: Coffee Info Session Tuesday, June… Read More »Coffee Info Session
You are invited to join SE Uplift on Thursday, June 29th to celebrate our departing executive director Anne Dufay. Enjoy light refreshments and wish Anne a fond farewell!
New and returning neighborhood association board members – join us for a lively and interactive training on board service. Learn skills to improve the effectiveness of your neighborhood association. Be more effective as a board member. 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. Location: SE Uplift Neighborhood… Read More »Building Leaders, Building Your Board: Neighborhood Board Member Orientation