SE Uplift Hosts Community Resource Fair as One-Stop for Interested Community Advocates
PORTLAND, OREGON – SE Uplift will host a community resource fair focusing on community planning, environmental justice, public health, sustainability and livability on Saturday, November 6, 2010. 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: Groundwork Portland, Ainsworth Street Collective, 1000 Friends of Oregon, Urban Garden Collective, Our United Villages, Neighborhood Emergency Team, and Second Stories. Trainings will cover advocacy, grant writing, asset mapping and how to start your own street collective.
Keep up-to-date with the increasing participating organizations and event information through http://www.southeastuplift.org
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