The People's Coast: Reflections from our DukeEngage Intern

Victoria Lim, an intern from Duke University, visited the Oregon Coast for the first time on a service project in July 2014. She shares her reaction in this reflection:


Fog. Chilly Winds. Rain.

Civic Drinks: Keep Portland Moving!

1000 Friends is pleased to join City Club of Portland for a special Civic Drinks event celebrating groups that work to keep the city, and state, moving. 

This event is a great opportunity to meet others who care about how we get around, in a fun and informal setting.

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Three Voices, One Compass: Meet Our McCall Gala Speakers

Join us next Friday, June 20, for the 2014 McCall Gala. Come to connect and commit to Oregon's future. Meet Emerging Advocates and hear from three standout Oregon innovators.

Meet our 2014 Tom McCall Gala speakers:

1000 Friends Seeks Summer Interns

1000 Friends is seeking some great interns to help us develop our membership and communicate our impact! If you're someone who loves Oregon and you want to hone your skills in communications and/or development, we'd love to meet you.

Click here to read the internship announcement, and be in touch!

Summer Is Coming. Explore With Us.

Land use is your community, your home, your street. It's where your food comes from and how you get where you're going. It's a place of possibility, if you know what to look for. This summer, we'd like to take you out to see land use in action, with our new line-up of field trips!

Loving Oregon Summer: East Portland Field Trip

Loving Oregon Summer: East Portland Field Trip

Wednesday, August 20, 6-8:30pm

​Meet at the 1000 Friends Portland office (133 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 201)

Cost: $10

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Loving Oregon Summer: Brownfields Bus Field Trip

Loving Oregon Summer: Brownfields Bus Field Trip

Saturday, August 2* from 11am-2pm, or

Sunday, August 3* from 1pm-4pm

​Location: Meet at Union Station (800 NW 6th Ave, Portland)

Cost: $20 

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:00am - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 4:00pm

Loving Oregon Summer: French Prairie Field Trip

Loving Oregon Summer: French Prairie Field Trip

Saturday, July 12, 1-5pm

​Meet at 1000 Friends Portland office (133 SW 2nd Ave)

Cost: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/12/2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm "Want to breathe new life into your city? Build a fence around it."

Nathanel Johnson
Tue, 05/06/2014 (All day), a national blog devoted to "getting people talking, thinking, and taking action", takes a look at how sharpening the edge of Portland's region helped revive the city's core in a fascinating piece.

Loving Oregon Summer: Ghost Freeways Field Trip

Ghost Freeways Field Trip

Thursday, October 16, 5-6:30pm

Meet at the Salmon Street Foundation (SW Salmon and SW Naito)

Cost: $10 (purchase tickets below)

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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