Grants Pass Neighborhood Centers Public Workshop

Grants Pass Neighborhood Centers Public Workshop: Revised Concept Plan and Implementation Tools

When: Thursday, June 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Redwood Elementary School Cafeteria
3163 Leonard Road

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 6:30pm

Jackson County Voters Reject Anti-Planning Initiatives on May Ballot

Jackson County voters resoundingly rejected two anti-planning initiatives on the May 15 ballot. 1000 Friends worked with local residents and partner organizations to defeat the measures, and celebrates the victory.

Designing Healthy Communities Speaker Series: Medford

Designing Healthy Communities Speaker Series

The Education and Outreach Committee of the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association, along with 1000 Friends of Oregon, Oregon Environmental Council, and the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program, is proud to present the 2012 Healthy Communities Speaker Series with Dr. Richard J. Jackson.

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/20/2012 - 4:45pm - 6:45pm

Designing Healthy Communities Speaker Series: Roseburg

Designing Healthy Communities Speaker Series

The Education and Outreach Committee of the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association, along with 1000 Friends of Oregon, Oregon Environmental Council, and the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program, is proud to present the 2012 Healthy Communities Speaker Series with Dr. Richard J. Jackson.

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/20/2012 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Walkable Workplace Profile: A Classic Home for Classic Foods

Jake Greenberg could have moved his Portland specialty food distribution company anywhere after it outgrew its longtime facilities. But where other companies might have chosen a tilt-up warehouse in a freeway office park, Greenberg recognized the hidden costs that held for his employees and the environment. Instead, he chose to renovate and relocate to a long-neglected icehouse in a walkable Portland neighborhood.

Strong Opposition to Anti-Planning Initiatives on Jackson County Ballot: Even Planning Critics Don't See the Point

Local residents, elected officials, and the Mail-Tribune are joining a growing and vocal opposition to two anti-land use planning initiatives on the ballot this month in Jackson County. Some of the opposition even comes from supporters of Measure 37.

Jackson County Residents and Leaders Speak Out Against Anti-Planning Initiatives on May Ballot

Two Jackson County ballot intiatives that aim to revive the ghost of Measure 37 are provoking significant opposition from concerned farmers, residents, and leaders in the county. Even some who supported Measure 37 in 2004 have come out against the initiatives, the Mail Tribune reports.

Rogue Valley Earth Day

Rogue Valley Earth Day 2012: "Giving Voice, Taking Action"

Saturday, April 21, 11am-4pm
ScienceWorks Museum grounds, 1500 E Main Street, Ashland

Cost: Free!

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Going Places: From Medford to Portland, Employers Are Stepping Up for Walkable Workplaces

Walkability shouldn’t be a value limited to where we live. More and more Oregonians want to work in places within easy walking distance of amenities and services they need to access throughout the day. Smart employers are recognizing this trend, and meeting it.

It’s not something limited to the commercial districts of large cities, either. Almost every Oregon community has great potential to attract and sustain the growing number of employees interested in walkable workplaces.

The Livability List: Social Media Highlights, March 27-April 3

In this world of constant communication, it's hard to keep up with all the news in planning, land use, and agriculture. On Twitter and Facebook, 1000 Friends strives to keep you informed about what matters. In case you don't follow us, though, we're happy to introduce this feature, highlighting some interesting recent posts.

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