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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dr. Martin Luther King Junior dedicated his life to advancing civil rights and fighting racism and oppression. We know that groups often look for service opportunities on Dr. MLK Jr. day, and our organization has long held an event on this day of service.

We are prioritizing offering this event to groups who choose to volunteer AND DONATE to a BIPOC led group who is working for racial justice.

Not sure who to support? There are so many great groups working for racial justice in so many forms! Here are just a few local groups we suggest that focus specifically on racial justice through a lens of intersectional environmentalism:

The Blueprint Foundation

African Youth and Community Organization

Wisdom of the Elders

Camp Elso

Tappin Roots

People of Color Outdoors

 

RSVP for yourself or your group HERE.

 

WHEN- Monday, January 17, 2022

PROJECT- NATIVE PLANTING: 10am-12pm

WHERE: Meet at 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. Masks required, please bring a full water bottle. We will provide masks for those who need one, hand sanitizer, tools and training.

Looking forward to seeing you there- RSVP HERE

COVID-19 safety: All participants are required to wear a mask at all times even while outdoors and maintain social distance guidelines. 

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.

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Date:
January 17
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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