Earth Day: Day of Service & Litter Pick-Up

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On April 22nd, from 12 pm to 3 pm SE Uplift is hosting a brand new event, Earth Day; A Day of Service that is POC led to support picking up some of our forgotten streets around St. Francis. (around 11th & Oak St) and building community through shifting a lens of what service looks like.
Event Goals & Intended Outcomes:
  • Change what environmental leadership looks like
  • Bring together marginalized community groups
  • Clean up an area in need
  • Opportunity to serve the many folks sleeping outside St. Francis in some way
  • Building and strengthening neighborhood appreciation and pride (in Buckman around Enlace, Voz, St. Francis)
  • Serving the planet for Earth Day!
Next Steps for groups to take:
  • Confirm participation
  • Help promote to your community and friends
  • Show up for Earth Day!
SE Uplift Next Steps:
  • We have litter pickers, gloves, sharps containers and all other materials
  • We will also provide refreshments
  • Create informational takeaways for advocating for garbage cans, clean streets and safe disposal of waste.
Please conact mireaya@seuplift.org or 503-232-0010 if you have ideas or questions about this event.