From Southeast Uplift Press Release:
Portland, Oregon – Southeast Uplift (SEUL) will host a community resource fair focusing on community planning, environmental justice, public health, sustainability and livability on Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3534 S.E. Main St. in Portland.
Non-profit organizations from across Portland will gather at SE Uplift to offer community members one convenient place to gain resources, get training and create essential networks.
This FREE resource fair will provide avenues for motivated citizens to learn how they can better organize around issues for the purpose of uplifting their neighborhood and community.
This fair will provide the tools to empower and inspire citizens to become effective community advocates.
Participating organizations confirmed thus far: Ainsworth Street Collective, Roadway Not Improved, 1000 Friends of Oregon, Urban Garden Collective, Our United Villages, DePave, Second Stories, Upstream Public Health, Community Energy Project, Neighborhood Emergency Team.
Trainings will cover advocacy, grant writing, asset mapping and how to start your own street collective.
Keep up-to-date with updated event information and additions of organizations through www.southeastuplift.org.