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June 2019

Climate Week of Action

June 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court St NE
Salem, 97301 United States
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Oregonians are ready to lead on climate, and we are almost there. What's going to make the difference between almost and action? ALL OF US! Date: Monday, June 17th, through Friday, June 21st Morning Shift: 9:00am to 12:30pm Afternoon Shift: 12:30pm to 4:00pm Place: Oregon State Capitol Building, 900 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301. Check-in at: Senate Second Floor Elevator Lobby Area What: The Climate WEEK of Action is our chance as Oregonians to help get the Clean Energy…

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July 2019

Unveiling: Jade District Air Quality Project w/ Daniel Granias

July 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
APANO Community Center, 8188 SE Division St.
Portland, 97266 United States
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Join APANO, Daniel Granias and Oregon Environmental Council for the official unveiling of The Jade District Air Quality Project and its collective tapestry; a piece that was assembled using upcycled grocery bags and medical filter face masks decorated by the participants of the community workshops with signs of protest and calls for action towards better air quality. There will be refreshments, bites, and many chances to chat with the artist and the many contributors of the piece and project. RSVP…

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September 2019

OEC Park(ing) Day 2019

September 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Photo by Friends of Trees on Flickr. Oregon Environmental Council is celebrating Park(ing) Day on September 20, 2019. Park(ing) Day is a global event that allows us to reclaim our public space and imagine what we could do with them if we weren’t using them to store cars. Roadways used to be spaces for pedestrians, but with the advent of the automobile, our relationship to the “public right-of-way” has changed. On Park(ing) Day, groups and individuals adopt parking spaces around…

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PDX Climate Strike / Climate Strike Festival

September 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave #110
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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Global Climate Strike will be holding a rally outside of City Hall at 10.30am to demand an Oregon Green New Deal, and an end to fossil fuels here in Oregon. This is followed by a march through downtown Portland, across the Hawthorne Bridge and over the Eastbank Esplanade. On the Eastbank Esplanade, there will be a Climate Strike Festival near OMSI / the Tilikum Crossing Bridge, with opportunities for folks to become empowered in action for climate justice, 12pm -…

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November 2019

CUB Policy Conference Clean Energy Communities / Reliable Systems

November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Portland Hilton, 921 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Date: November 8, 2019 When: 8:00am – 5:00pm (Reception to follow) Where: Downtown Portland Hilton (921 SW 6th Ave.) The ninth annual CUB Policy Conference: Clean Energy Communities / Reliable Systems, will take place on Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Downtown Portland Hilton (921 SW 6th Ave., Portland, OR 97205). This all-day event will explore the potential conflicts between policies to advance clean energy communities and to maintain reliable systems, investigate the definitional differences at play, and ask questions…

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January 2020

2020 Business & Environment Forum

January 28, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Altabira City Tavern, 1021 NE Grand Ave #600
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Join us on January 28th as we discuss how the business sector can be part of the solution to our environmental challenges. Advancing transportation technologies and policies can provide multiple benefits, including health, climate and road congestion relief. A panel of Oregon-based businesses and agency speakers will highlight emerging transportation technologies, opportunities to reduce emissions from company fleets, and regional efforts to relieve traffic jams by expanding light rail, speeding up bus travel, and implementing new parking and road congestion pricing…

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February 2020

Oregon Climate Emergency Day of Action

February 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Show our strength by standing together. Send a message to state legislators and Governor Brown to stand up to the powerful oil industry and pass real climate action. If you show up for one action on climate legislation in 2020, make it this one. Register below: http://bit.ly/SignUp4DayofAction2020

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The Current: ACT I: Task Force on Addressing Racial Disparities in Homeownership ACT II: Oregon Cap & Trade

February 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St
Portland, United States
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As a new Legislative Session is underway issues like Oregon's Cap & Trade and the new Task Force on Addressing Racial Disparities in Homeownership take the forefront of political conversation. Join us Oregon Environmental Council and City Club of Portland Featuring Guest Speakers: Representative Mark Meek A longtime Clackamas County resident, Representative Mark Meek is a small business owner who served in the U.S. Air Force, coached high school football, and spent years as a dedicated volunteer in our community.…

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March 2020

Water Justice Seminar Series: Oregon Water Futures

March 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Water Justice Seminar Series: Oregon Water Futures March 12 at 4:00pm Portland State University, Portland OR Come out and learn about Oregon Environmental Council's work to elevate voices from communities of color around the state in the Oregon 100-Year Water Vision. OEC is co-convening a collaborative project with Coalition of Communities of Color, Willamette Partnership, and the Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Oregon to consult Indigenous peoples and communities of color about the future of…

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Water is Life Film Festival

March 22, 2020 @ 2:30 pm

Water is Life Film Festival March 22 at 2:30pm Clinton Street Theater, Portland OR Oregon Environmental Council and Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians will screen the latest video from ATNI's Changing Currents Tribal Water Project on World Water Day at the Water is Life Film Festival. Changing Currents is an initiative to foster deeper, collective dialogue about water protection and its importance to tribal communities. The new video, produced in partnership with Oregon Environmental Council, features interviews with Native youth and…

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