Portland's Sewer Repairs: Evidence that More Extensive Is More Expensive

The Oregonian's Ryan Kost reports on Portland's massive project to replace aging sewers in several of its historic neighborhoods. With a price tag over $150 million, it's a good reminder that it's crucial to consider the long-term costs of infrastructure maintenance and upgrades in growth choices.

Daily Journal of Commerce Highlights 1000 Friends Infrastructure Report

Lee Fehrenbacher
Daily Journal of Commerce
Wed, 01/16/2013 (All day)

The Daily Journal of Commerce has looked into our recent report on the infrastructure challenges facing Oregon communities, and what we can do to save taxpayers money in the long run.

An Evening of Art for Housing Advocates

An Evening of Art for Housing Advocates

1000 Friends is a member of Connecting Communities Oregon, a broad coalition of advocacy groups working to build community awareness about creating affordable, accessible neighborhoods. This coalition is working to remove the statewide ban on Inclusionary Zoning, a tool that can be used for promoting affordable housing. Please join us for a discussion on the work of this coalition and a fundraiser to support our efforts. 

Where: Butters Gallery, 520 NW Davis St., Portland

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Daring Mighty Things: Recapping An Evening With Three Land Use Legends

By Craig Beebe, Photos by Dave Garlock

Unprecedented vision, remarkable successes—but considerable fragility. Such were the characterizations of Oregon’s land use program shared by three “land use legends” on Thursday evening, January 10, at the first event in our 2013 McCall Society Speaker Series.

Thursday Event is Full

Our McCall Speaker Series event this Thursday, January 10, featuring "Three Land Use Legends" is now full. We apologize to those who will be unable to join us for the evening.

Oregonian Editorial: "Time for Oregon to Harvest Agricultural Opportunities"

The Oregonian Editorial Board
Fri, 01/04/2013 (All day)

In an editorial published in Friday morning's paper, the Oregonian editorial board acknowledges the substantial contributions of Oregon agriculture to the state's economy, particularly in uncertain times for many other sectors of the economy.

McCall Society Speaker Series: Dr. Wim Wiewel in Portland

McCall Society Speaker Series: Portland State University President Wim Wiewel

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/16/2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

McCall Society Speaker Series: Norma Paulus and Henry Richmond

McCall Society Speaker Series: Norma Paulus, Henry Richmond, and Dick Benner

NOTE: AS OF JANUARY 8, WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR THIS EVENT. THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE RSVP'ED, AND OUR APOLOGIES TO THOSE WE CAN'T FIT! PLEASE STAY TUNED NEXT WEEK FOR A RECAP.

Thursday, January 10 6:00 PM
The Laura Russo Gallery, 805 NW 21st Ave., Portland

Cost: Free for 1000 Friends members, $15 for others

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/10/2013 - 6:00pm

Tom McCall Legacy Gala

40fwd: The 2013 Tom McCall Legacy Gala & Fundraiser

Friday evening, March 1, 2013, 6:00-8:30 PM
The Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland

In this 40th anniversary year of Oregon's pioneering land use program, it's time to come together to celebrate all that land use planning has done for our state. 

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Field to Fork: Saying Thanks to Oregon Farmers

The November issue of our Oregon Stories e-newsletter is dedicated to saying thanks for the people and the land that make Oregon agriculture thrive.

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