Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, 4815 NE 7th Ave.
Click title for more information. This is an event for people involved in non-profits, churches and small businesses who are interested in purchasing brownfields at a very low cost and re-developing them into community gardens, low income housing and more
The Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods Community Economic Development Council (CEDC)
cordially invites you to:
Turning Brown into Green: Brownfields Development
This is an event for people involved in non-profits, churches and small businesses who are interested in purchasing brownfields at a very low cost and re-developing them into community gardens, meeting spaces, art venues, small businesses, low-income housing and more. We will have speakers from all over the City providing information and examples of successful projects to learn more from.
So please come out and get inspired!
More information can be found here:
RSVP's are requested but not required to:
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Networking and snacks
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Workshop
Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
4815 NE 7th Ave
(entrance at corner of 7th and Wygant Street)
Portland, Oregon 97211
Bus lines 6 and 72
Tyler Bump (City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS))
Abigail Cermak (City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES))
Cassie Cohen (Groundwork Portland)
State Representative Lew Frederick (District 43)
Stephen Green (Portland Development Commission)
As you may already know, the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods Community Economic Development Council (CEDC) seeks to address a range of local needs for jobs, asset creation, economic generators, small business supports, place-based investments, community-based investment and more. The committee works toward a goal of making progress towards making real change to benefit all. The committee, consisting of both small business owners and inner Northeast Portland residents, intends to advocate for investments in our neighborhoods within the NE Portland quadrant, and unmet and meet critical community needs in significant ways.
Please consider joining us and participating in the discussion.
And please feel free to pass this e-mail on to all of your networks and collective community!