Washington County and Metro To Hold Hearing on New Reserves Proposal Tuesday

Craig Beebe, 1000 Friends Communications Intern

 

As the Washington County Commissioners and Metro Council prepare for a rare joint public hearing this Tuesday, March 15, the Washington County urban and rural reserves process is far from settled. Yet the most recent proposal still contains several areas of significant concern to 1000 Friends of Oregon and other advocates in Washington County.

Who Gets Access? Transportation Equity from the National to the Local

Transportation is crucial to ensuring opportunity for all – connecting us to jobs, schools, housing, healthcare, and grocery stores. But millions of working families and people of color live in communities where quality transportation options are unaffordable, unreliable, or nonexistent.
The type of transportation system we build, where we put it, who builds it, and how we operate it have an enormous impact on our economy, our climate and our health.

To learn more about these issues and what we can do about it, we invite you to a box lunch event:

Who Gets Access?

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/06/2011 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

Portland Plan Fair

The City of Portland hosts the final of four community fairs seeking input on the city's draft strategies and actions for the city's future. The draft Strategies, encompassing Economic Prosperity/Affordability, Equity, Education, and Healthy Connected Neighborhoods, are available here. For details on the first fair and the draft strategies, read our account here.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/12/2011 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Portland Plan Fair

The City of Portland hosts the third of four community fairs seeking input on the city's draft strategies and actions for the city's future. The draft Strategies, encompassing Economic Prosperity/Affordability, Equity, Education, and Healthy Connected Neighborhoods, are available here. For details on the first fair and the draft strategies, read our account here.

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/10/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Portland Plan Fair

The City of Portland hosts the second of four community fairs seeking input on the city's draft strategies and actions for the city's future. The draft Strategies, encompassing Economic Prosperity/Affordability, Equity, Education, and Healthy Connected Neighborhoods, are available here. For details on the first fair and the draft strategies, read our account here.

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/06/2011 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Seeking Input on Its Future Strategies, City of Portland Hosts Community Fairs

Craig Beebe, 1000 Friends Communications Intern

The City of Portland held the first of four Portland Plan "fairs" Wednesday evening, March 2, giving the public an opportunity to read and respond to the city’s developing proposals for its future.

Columbia River Crossing Forum

Public Forum on Columbia River Crossing | Be heard by your elected officials 

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/07/2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Citizens in the Legislature: Forum at CPO 8

On March 8th, Citizen Participation Organization 8 will be hosting a panel discussion on legislative issues of concern to residents of the Helvetia, North Plains and Mountaindale area. 1000 Friends will serve on the panel discussing bills that threaten citizen participation in the legislature. 

North Plains Fire Station - 31370 Northwest Commercial Street

Presenters:  Senator Bruce Starr (confirmed), Senator Suzanne Bonamici (probable)

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/08/2011 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Washington County Citizen Activist Network Summit

 

You are Invited to the Washington County Citizen Activist Network Summit

Saturday March 12, 2011, 8:30am
Marsh Hall, Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR  97116

You are invited to help a growing group of Washington County activists set direction for

more effective advocacy for our specific and common causes

supporting elected officials committed to open and responsive government, livable communities, and fair, sustainable economies

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/12/2011 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
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