SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition Awards $20,000 in Community & Civic Engagement Small Grants to 8 Community Projects for 2021. Now in its 14th year, the Community & Civic Engagement Small Grants program funds small yet powerful community efforts aimed at increasing the number and diversity of people engaged in the community, strengthening community capacity to create social change, and increasing community impact on public decisions and community life.… Read More »2021 Community & Civic Engagement Small Grant Recipients
This May, SE Uplift is providing a series of trainings, conversations and resources to support our efforts to Stay Safe, Stay Home, and Be Prepared for whatever might come our way. We are partnering with the East Community Safety Team at the Office of Community & Civic Life, Portland United Against Hate, and Portland Bureau of Emergency management to host five free learning opportunities throughout the month. See topics and… Read More »Stay Safe. Stay Home: Community Safety Series
Welcome to SE Uplift’s virtual earth week! Each year, SE Uplift hosts Earth Day litter pickups, clean-ups, and events with staff, neighborhoods, and community partners. This year, SE Uplift will celebrate earth day’s 50th anniversary with a week-long virtual earth week! Starting Monday, April 20th through Friday, April 24th we will be sharing activities, livestream events, share information on recycling and waste-related topics, fun reuse tips, and more! Check out… Read More »SE Uplift Virtual Earth Week 2020
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
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
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
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!