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Race & Adoption: A Conversation Project

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

Volunteer with SEUL at the Village Building Convergence!

Help us to uphold the tradition of maintaining previous VBC projects by joining SE Uplift in brushing a clay color wash onto its two beautiful cob benches. Follow this link to sign up to volunteer: Volunteer Here! SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition supports its neighborhood associations and community partners by providing education and training for neighborhood leadership, urban planning, fiscal management and communications. Thursday, June 6th @ 10-4pm! Learn to create a… Read More »Volunteer with SEUL at the Village Building Convergence!

Disability Justice Workshop

Disability Justice (DJ) principles are critical in progressing the Disability movement to include leadership by those most impacted, intersectionality, interdependence, and unconditional love.  This workshop will go deeper into these ideas and process how we can implement them in our daily lives. 

Building Leaders; Building Leaders: New Neighborhood Board Member Training

Building Leaders, Building your Board: New Neighborhood Board Member Training   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,… Read More »Building Leaders; Building Leaders: New Neighborhood Board Member Training

Can We Get Along? Examining Our Personal Experiences of Connection and Community

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

2019 Grant Celebration

  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, (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