Meet 350PDX’s new ED

The long wait is finally over … 350PDX is very happy and excited to announce the hiring of Jessica Beckett as our new Executive Director!  Jessica Beckett is an organizer of people and a champion for justice. Born in Denver and raised on the glorious Hood Canal in Washington, her formative...

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The Green Schoolyards Collective is launching!

The Green Schoolyards Collective is launching! After a few years of planning, we’re finally lifting this idea off the ground with a kick-off eventrescheduled for Tuesday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to noon. This will be the first time we bring together members and those who want to find...

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350PDX and the Oregon Green New Deal

The climate crisis is a wave that will impact communities of color and low-income communities hardest. In this time, it’s easy to feel discouraged, but Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Sunrise Movement have generated widespread enthusiasm for a Green New Deal (see inspirational...

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Trash for Peace and The Rosewood Initiative

Trash for Peace began a partnership with The Rosewood Initiative’s Refugee and Immigrant Hospitality program to provide sustainability-themed activities for the children of adult English class participants. We’re grateful to the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette for supporting this...

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Confluence Environmental Center

Our 2019-20 Request For Proposal has been published! This once-a-year opportunity is a fantastic way to join a growing network of organizations, schools and government agencies who have committed to improving their community. Highlights of hosting an AmeriCorps member include: Advance...

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E42 Emerging Leaders-2019

The Center for Diversity & the Environment is honored and pleased to announce that through generous funding from Metro’s Nature and Neighborhoods grant and US Fish and Wildlife funding, we are offering a third Environment 2042 Leadership Program for Emerging Leaders cohort in 2019.   Our...

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GPSEN Fellow Profile: Frank Granshaw

For over two years I have served as both a board member and a research fellow with GPSEN. As such my focus has been on developing climate, energy, and sustainability curriculum, as well as nurturing the various connections necessary to support this work. By background I am a geologist, a veteran...

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