You can find us around Oregon hosting speakers, facilitating conversations, and collaborating with nonprofits and governments to share the latest about land use with you. Please stay tuned to see when we'll be in your community. You can sign up to receive Oregon Stories (and invitations to local events) at friends.org/take_action.
2015 Siskiyou Film Festival: January 30-31, 2015
Held at Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center on January 30 and 31, the 13th annual Siskiyou Film Festival will feature eight films. 1000 Friends of Oregon is a proud sponsor of the event. The festival will focus “on the activism, science and history of the environmental movement and feature award winning films about people creating real world solutions to today's environmental challenges on a local, regional and global scale.” Our Southern Oregon planning advocate Greg Holmes will be there all weekend, so stop by and say, “Hello.” Learn more here.
2015 Paul Gerhardt Internship: February 19, 2015
This summer intern program is open to students across the United States and Canada majoring in land use planning or related fields. This internship was established in 1986 to commemorate the life and work of 1000 Friends' first planner Paul Gerhardt, Jr. The application deadline is February 19, 2015.
Legislative Luncheon at the Oregon State Capitol: February 23, 2015
40th Anniversary McCall Gala: March 21, 2015
As we approach our 40th anniversary year in 2015 we are reflecting back: We wouldn't be celebrating this milestone without the support of many, many people. Thank you for making our work possible. On Saturday, March 21 we will officially celebrate with hundreds of supporters at the Exchange Ballroom in Portland. Please visit friends.org/gala2015 for tickets and more information. Sponsors make this event and its Emerging Advocates program possible. Learn more at friends.org/galasponsors.
2015 McCall Speaker Series: Various Dates in 2015
This year, we are hosting discussions in Astoria, Bend, Grants Pass, and Corvallis. Speakers and final topics will be announced at a later date, but mark your calendars with the following.
May 6, 2015 from 4-6pm: Astoria
June 27, 2015 from 2-4pm: Bend
September 26, 2015 from 2-4pm: Grants Pass
October 8, 2015 from 5-7pm: Corvallis