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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2020 GPSEN Newsletters

Check out our Newsletter archives, in case you missed any of them or need to access to some of the details again.  If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please click here. December News: A Chance to Reflect Mid-November 2020 Newsletter: Catharsis and Vigilance November 2020 Newsletter:...

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2019 GPSEN Newsletters

Check out our Newsletter archives, in case you missed any of them or need to access to some of the details again.  If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, please click here. Mid-December 2019 Newsletter: Awards and Opportunities December 2019 Newsletter:  Tonight and Beyond Mid-November...

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GPSEN ED Application Now Open

GPSEN has launched a search for our next Executive Director!  We are excited to offer this opportunity for a regional professional to support sustainability education and network development in our broader community. The executive director should have previous experience in managing a non-profit,...

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Neeraja Havaligi’s Farewell Letter

Greetings, everyone. I hope this finds all of you safe and well. Consider this as a personal note of gratitude to all of you for your continued support to our organization with your readership, partnership and participation in the work we do. As I step away from GPSEN as its Executive Director,...

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Student Leadership for Divestment: Q&A with Michelle Bates

Student Sustainability Leadership Award Winner   GPSEN:  We are proud to recognize you with GPSEN’s Student Sustainability Leadership Award this year. This honor highlights your work, as a student at Portland State University, in calling for divestment from fossil fuels by Portland area...

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Student Leadership for Divestment: Q&A with Billy Fish

Student Sustainability Leadership Award Winner GPSEN:  We are proud to recognize you with GPSEN’s Sustainability Leadership Student Award this year. This honor highlights your work, as a student at Reed College, in calling for divestment from fossil fuels by Portland area educational...

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The Power of Grassroots: Q&A with Jose Mikalauskas

Community Member Sustainability Leadership Award Winner   GPSEN:  As recipient of GPSEN’s Community Member Sustainability Leadership Award this year, you’ve worked on the front lines organizing for social justice & sustainability. From climate justice to expanding public...

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