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Back by popular demand!: Agents of Climate Change Leadership Training
RSVP now, Begins April 7th
Courses in Portland and Vancouver
Participants in the Climate Agent of Change Leadership Training (no cost) will learn strategies, skills, and tools to be an effective grassroots organizer in the climate movement. Be part of an intentional cohort working to inspire and support each other, build momentum locally, and take action to address climate change. RSVP by clicking here to fill out short form soon if interested- last time spots filled up fast! Questions? contact email@example.com About the course
Tactical Art Workshop with Justseeds Collective and Rising Tide
Friday, March 20th, 9-5 PM
Philip Feldman Gallery and Project Space at PNCA, 511 NW Broadway, Portland
In this day-long art-make workshop, Justseeds, a radical print collective, will partner with Portland Rising Tide to create creating tactical art for direct action Event page
Railside Community Listening Project with Portland Rising Tide and Vancouver Action Network
Sat March 28th, 10 AM – 4:30 PM
1900 SW 4th Avenue Portland
Go door to door speaking with residents of railside neighborhoods. Our first venture will take place on Saturday March 28 from 10am-3pm followed by a debriefing from 3:30-4:30pm in Portland, OR. If you are interested in participating in the Listening Projects please RSVP to Matt Landon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Event page // Facebook page.
Pembina Propane Proposal Hearing and Testimony
Tues April 7th, likely 2:30 PM
1900 SW 4th Avenue Portland
The Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) will hold a public hearing on Pembina’s proposed propane export facility. This is a new date! The original date, March 17, is now a briefing meeting where Pembina will share new information about their project; public testimony is not allowed but we still need to pack the room with opposition! On April 7, come testify in opposition or simply show your solidarity by wearing red and being in the audience! Last time, supporters arrived early and took all of the seats, so try to arrive before 2pm. *Note* times are subject to change, please check the links as we get closer.Portland Planning and Sustainability Site // More Info
Monthly 350PDX General Meetings!
April 18th, 3-4 PM
Kennedy School Community Room, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland
Want to stay in touch and connect with others fighting the good fight?! Look for **monthly** General 350PDX Meetings coming soon! Every 3rd Saturday of the month, starting Saturday April 18th 3-4pm at the Kennedy School in NE Portland, followed by a social hour. More details to follow.
Change the World: Investing for a Fossil Fuel Free Future
Thurs April 23rd, 6 PM
Ecotrust, 721 NW 9th Ave #200, Portland, OR
Hear a spirited discussion of how divesting from fossil fuels can impact policy, and the effect it has on the portfolios of individuals and institutions. Organized by Bryan Brumley, a Certified Financial Planner ® who has been taking part in the 350PDX dialogue with public officials. Hear more from three companies with fossil fuel free funds: Bennett Freeman, Senior Vice President for Calvert Investments; Jonas Kron, Senior Vice President for Trillium Asset Management; and Erin Gray, Head of Advisor Outreach & Strategy for the West Coast Operations of Green Century. Sponsored by Progressive Asset Management, 350PDX, the First Unitarian Community for Earth, and the City Club of Portland. Please RSVP here or by email Bryan at email@example.com.
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We look forward to hearing from you,
Maya, Sandy, Bonnie, Adriana & the rest of the 350PDX team