Local Brews & Global Views

Green Empowerment is a nonprofit founded and based in Portland that helps rural communities around the world access renewable energy and clean water, often for the first time. Over the last twenty years, our team has empowered over 400,000 people in 9 different countries through community-driven...

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Lifestyle Medicine: Food As Medicine

Dr. Charlie Ross, with Dr. John McDougall, Dr. Robyn Dreibelbis and Scott Wagnon, PA-C, will share the benefits of a plant-based diet and its impact on health and wellness. This program is accredited for 5 AOA Category 1-A Continuing Medical Education credits. While this program is designed as...

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PCC’s Eco Social Justice Grant 10-year Anniversary

It is the 10-year anniversary of the Eco Social Justice Grant (formerly the TGIF) at Portland Community College!   To celebrate the work and commitment to sustainability a short video was produced to highlight the amazing work that has been done by many at PCC and funded by students.  Over $1...

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Designing Sustainable Cities: What About the People?

Highlighting the need for a socially-aware planning process when building resilient cities. Can urban planning and design make cities more resilient? Join WRI’s Robin King and University of Oxford’s Cathy Baldwin as they answer this question, which they address in their new book, Social...

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City Repair’s Village Building “Emergence”

For over 20 years The City Repair Project has been supporting communities in reclaiming and taking design ownership over public space, over the space they inhabit. City Repair has accomplished over 700 projects through a mostly volunteer staff, thousands of volunteer citizen activists, and from...

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The Intertwine Alliance’s Equity Assessment Cohort

Is your organization interested in taking the next steps in equity work but not sure where to begin? Join The Intertwine Alliance’s Equity Assessment Cohort led by the Coalition of Communities of Color. Combining expert facilitation with peer support, cohort participants will undertake an...

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OPAL Organizing Director

OPAL recently completed the creation of a new Strategic Plan, to articulate a vision for the five years between 2018 and 2022. The plan, built through deep engagement of the OPAL Family, makes it clear: OPAL is an organizing powerhouse in the Portland region and in Oregon more broadly, and we must...

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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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2019 Online Certificate on Education for Sustainable Development

Earth Charter International We want to remind you about this unique opportunity to join the third edition of this International Professional Development Programme, from January 16 to June 19, 2016 ! Strengthen your knowledge, skills, and abilities on Education for Sustainable Development and...

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Setup a Food Hub as a Community Resilience Tool

Black Hills State University (BHSU) and Spearfish community partners are seeking to create a culture that supports and values local food in order to expand the reach and depth of our regional local food economy. The Black Hills Food Hub, launched in October 2016, takes the produce from many farms,...

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Passport to Empowerment

Join Green Empowerment for a night out, for good. Passport to Empowerment is the one time a year that professionals working in sustainable development, international development and social justice gather to dine, drink, dance and celebrate the vibrant communities that we work with around the...

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