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Are you wanting to create a better world? Interested in increasing your collective impact? Hoping to expand your networks? Looking for sustainability education events, tools and opportunities in the greater Portland region and beyond? Our Regional Hub’s calendar, resources, and news feed have everything you need to connect with others and shape a sustainable future. Explore and get involved to Educate ~ Empower ~ Engage.
Acknowledged as a Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) by United Nations University, in 2013, we are part of a coalition of 175 RCEs around the world. Check out our FAQs to learn about the vision and history of RCEs, how GPSEN was created, the geographic region for ‘Greater Portland’, our community partners, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how GPSEN is supported.
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Even though we’ve all had that on our minds lately, it’s still important to consider species that play critical roles in ecosystems and are threatened with extinction. One such species is the monarch butterfly, a key pollinator. As our partners at the Xerces Society...
PCEF received 140 applications from community groups to invest in climate action that advances racial and social justice. At the close of the two-month application period on November 23, the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund (PCEF) received 140...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJmdPXplvCQ Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) supports efforts to equip learners with the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes needed to contribute to a more inclusive, just, peaceful and sustainable world. In...
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