Metro Oversight Committee

Oversight committee recruitment Independent community oversight has been essential to Metro’s transparency, accountability and delivery on promises made to voters in each of its funding measures. Applications are now open for the Parks and Nature oversight committee until Nov. 16, 2020. This...

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Multnomah County Advisory Committee on Sustainability & Innovation

Check out this great opportunity to have your voice heard on sustainability issues in Multnomah County. Do you want to address climate change through a racial justice lens? Do you want systemic change in Multnomah County? Apply for the Advisory Committee on Sustainability & Innovation by 11/15...

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Free Online Courses in Energy, Climate Policy and Diplomacy

Free online courses in Energy, Climate Policy and Diplomacy With recent events facing the world today, Brexit, COVID-19 and Climate Change, it’s an uncertain time for everyone. At SOAS University of London we provide a number of distance learning options helping you continue learning...

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Policy Manager

BACKGROUND & SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Forth is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) trade association with a closely related 501(c)(3) charity, the Forth Mobility Fund. Forth works to advance electric, smart, and shared transportation in the Pacific Northwest and beyond through innovation and industry...

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Non Trivial Trivia

Join GPSEN and Participatory Budgeting Oregon for a night of civics trivia! Think you know your local government? Put it to the test at the Oregon Public House, Thursday November 21, from 6:30-9:30. There will be prizes for the winners and fun for everyone, as well as an opportunity to learn more...

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November Lunch and Learn

Bring your lunch and join us as we hear from Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm, the new U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence! “A career in the Department of State is always an adventure – mine has been full of unexpected experiences, fascinating encounters, and non-stop learning. When I joined, I...

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NEH and Department of Education award $650,000 to iCivics

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education (ED), has awarded a $650,000 cooperative agreement to the civics education group iCivics to lead a coalition of experts in assessing the state of, and best practices in, the teaching of American...

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2019 United Nations Day

The United Nations has declared climate change as the defining issue of our time.  You are invited to come learn about taking Climate Action. Join Keynote Speaker, Gillian Wilson, Communications Associate at UNA-USA, Washington, D.C., to explore how to address climate change through an advocacy...

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Climate Change Kid Lawyer Camp!

This is a great opportunity for middle schoolers (grades 6-8) to learn about law by doing it – using the Juliana kid climate case, just argued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, as a model. Young people can take parts as appellate lawyers for the kid plaintiffs or for the government...

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