On Tour with 1000 Friends: Exploring Missing Middle Housing

Thu, 09/28/2017 (All day)

On Saturday, September 23rd, 1000 Friends staff and board met with partners for an introduction to our housing work in Portland. Our tour began on SE Madison and 28th Avenue and continued west along SE Madison, one block off of Hawthorne Boulevard, a lively neighborhood commercial corridor.

Congratulations to the 2017 LULIs!

Andrew Riley
Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:55am
The entire team at 1000 Friends of Oregon is excited to congratulate our 2016-17 Land Use Leadership Initiative cohort on their graduation from the program last Thursday, June 22nd!
 

LULIs Tour the Southwest Corridor

Andrew Riley
Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:30pm

February is upon us, and that means our 2016-17 Land Use Leadership Initiative (LULI) program is at its halfway point!

Friends and Family Night

1000 Friends of Oregon

Friends and Family Night

Tuesday, January 10th

 

Salvador Molly’s will be donating 20% of their dinner sales to 1000 Friends of Oregon on Tuesday, January 10th.

Enjoy a world of flavors in support of an amazing organization!

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/10/2017 (All day)

Land Use Leadership Initiative Tours Southwest Corridor

Andrew Riley
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 10:00am

On Saturday, October 8th, 1000 Friends of Oregon's Land Use Leadership Initiative (LULI) began a 9-month training program with a tour of the Southwest Corridor area in the Portland metro region.

Yes on Affordable Homes

Welcome Home Coalition
Tue, 09/27/2016 - 2:10pm

Providing for the most vulnerable among us

Portland is experiencing an unprecedented housing crisis. For every five families that qualify for affordable housing assistance, there are only two units available—and that’s a generous estimate.

South Hillsboro: A few thoughts on a new development

Alyson Marchi-Young
Tue, 08/30/2016 - 11:35am

It was announced that a planned community in Hillsboro will finally be breaking ground, with an expected 8,000 new units of housing for upwards of 20,000 residents.

A Diverse Portland-Metro Area

Andrew Riley
Thu, 07/28/2016 - 12:10pm

Still Experiencing Stark Disparities

Metro's latest Regional Snapshot makes it clear: the Portland region is growing more diverse every year. Communities of color now make up over a quarter of the metro area's population, but still experience stark disparities.

The First Every YIMBY Conference

Madeline Kovacs
Wed, 06/29/2016 - 12:10pm

Yes in my Back Yard is gaining steam

Earlier this month, Portland for Everyone staff attended the first ever “YIMBY” (Yes in My Backyard!) conference, convened in Boulder, Colorado.

"Big Data and Big Cities" a talk with Dr. Ed Glaeser

You are invited to an evening event featuring Dr. Ed Glaeser, an economist at Harvard University, who will deliver a talk called “Big Data and Big Cities.” You may be familiar with Dr. Glaeser’s book Triumph of the City in which he describes the role that cities play in spurring innovation, social mobility, and commerce. Metro is cosponsoring this event with Portland State University.

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/12/2016 - 5:30pm
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