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Empowered on Powell Butte *MLK WEEKEND 2020*–EVENT FULL AND CLOSED
January 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Due to popular interest, this event is now full and closed. Please do not attend if you are not registered, consider our other open events instead, and thank you for your support!
Martin Luther King Junior dedicated his life to service and selflessness. To honor his legacy, we will participate in reflective conversation and activities in addition to our restoration work.
WHEN- Monday, January 20, 2020
RESTORATION PLANTING: 10am-1pm
WHERE: Powell Butte Visitor Center– 16160 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97236. Public transit accessible by #9
WHAT TO BRING: Our events are rain or shine! Please dress for the weather: warm and rain layers, sturdy shoes, and feel free to bring a water bottle or coffee mug to fill up. We will provide snacks, beverages, tools and training.
WHO: Everyone is welcome-if you are under 18 and are planning to attend without a parent or guardian, your parent will need to sign a waiver which you will bring with you to the event. Contact [email protected] to get this waiver!
Due to popular interest, this event is now full and closed. Please do not attend if you are not registered, consider other open events instead, and thank you for your support!
Not all volunteer positions are planting jobs! We have jobs for multiple abilities. Typical jobs include: Helping people sign in at the registration table, photography/videography, and litter pick-up are typically other options.
Big thank you to The Mintkeski Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation and Portland General Electric for their generous funding for the volunteer program.