The Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network College Network hosted a powerful event focused on “Food Security in Uncertain Times” on Tuesday, November 17.  We appreciate the time and expertise shared by presenters to help participants learn about food security resources on...

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#TheWorldWeWant

On the United Nations 75th anniversary, we asked people around the world to share their vision of #TheWorldWeWant United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres launched a global conversation on the world’s future, inviting everyone, everywhere to participate, to commemorate the United Nations...

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Speak Truth to Power

Greetings GPSEN friends! It is a pleasure to be back in Portland, serving our communities and helping to shape and create a sustainable future for our region and beyond. I want to extend immense gratitude to GPSEN leaders, especially the board and co-founder/ambassador Kim Smith, for placing their...

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GPSEN Welcomes New ED – Jonathan Ostar

Join GPSEN in welcoming our new Executive Director, Jonathan Ostar! Jonathan is a Civil Rights attorney and environmental justice advocate with a passion for sustainability, community organizing and cooperative enterprise. He has worn many hats and explored many pathways to advancing social...

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RCE Americas – Incredible Projects Across the Region

RCE Salisbury and the Bosserman Center of Conflict Resolution (Maryland, USA), acknowledged by United Nations University and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), as the newest Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) in the...

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PSU’s Emerging Sustainability Leaders Program

Former ISS Student Fellows program transitions to the SSC as the Emerging Sustainability Leaders program Dear Sustainability Community and PSU Students, Faculty & Staff, Since the Fall of 2016, the Institute for Sustainable Solutions (ISS) Student Fellows Program has had a significant impact...

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UNGA75 Take-Aways

With the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) now behind us, it is clear: the world is grappling with unprecedented challenges, and the only way to address them is through more global cooperation — not less.In many ways, COVID-19 has reflected what’s possible when the world works together — and...

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Portlanders for Parks

As United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged on World Environment Day 2020,”To care for humanity, we must care for nature.” Here in the Portland-Vancouver region, we know that the resiliency of communities is closely linked to our parks and open spaces. Safe and equitable...

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A Beautiful International Day of Peace

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.  This year’s International Day of Peace theme is...

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