Boundaries and Connections: Land Use Leadership Initiative Tours the UGB

Among the most well-known of Oregon’s land use planning tools, urban growth boundaries help ensure efficient growth while protecing the productivity of working farms and forests. But how effectively are they working in Oregon today? Last Friday, August 17, our Land Use Leadership Initiative participants went right to the edge to find out.

Exploring Affordable Housing in NW Portland

Craig Beebe
Tue, 06/26/2012 (All day)

Land Use Leadership Initiative participants explore affordable housing policy and developments

Thoughts on Architectural Islands Between the Lanes: Salem's Downtown Historic Districts

Brandon Spencer-Hartle, Land Use Leadership Initiative Participant

Thoughts and reflections from Brandon Spencer-Hartle, a Land Use Leadership Initiative Participant who is the Field Programs Manager for the Historic Preservation League of Oregon. Photos by Peter Ovington.

For the People: Land Use Leadership Initiative Explores Citizen Engagement in Planning

On April 22, 1000 Friends staff, Land Use Leadership Initiative participants and Rebooting Democracy conference attendees had a conversation about changing practices and trends in public engagement, considering strategies for enhancing the value of public involvement in land use planning and decision-making.

Land Use Leadership Initiative Participants Visit Wine Country

On Saturday, March 10, participants in 1000 Friends of Oregon's Land Use Leadership Initiative had the opportunity to head to Yamhill County to consider how land use policies impact and support the wine industry in Oregon.

Chris Leinberger Talks with Land Use Leadership Initiative Participants

Kevin Pozzi, Communications Intern
Tue, 02/21/2012 (All day)

Prior to a formal address on Wednesday evening, author, developer and self-described ‘land-use strategist’ Chris Leinberger led an engaging discussion over coffee and cookies with the Land Use Leadership Initiative participants at 1000 Friends of Oregon’s office.

Inaugural Land Use Leadership Initiative Class Comes Together for Program Launch

Tara Sulzen, Outreach Coordinator
Tue, 01/24/2012 (All day)

On a rainy Friday afternoon January 20, participants in 1000 Friends’ 2012 Land Use Leadership Initiative journeyed to Portland from across the state to meet as a group for the very first time. The emerging leaders and advisors of our inaugural class shared their own Oregon stories with each other and reflected on all the reasons motivating them to work and advocate to create and preserve what we love about Oregon.

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