Black History Month

At Lloyd EcoDistrict, we care about community-scale solutions for social and environmental health. We are striving to be a more equitable organization and actively prioritizing sustainable and community projects through a lens of social equity and well-being. As we work to implement a healthier, more equitable future for the Lloyd community, we also recognize the […]

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February 18th Town Hall Blog Recap

On Friday, February 18, Lloyd EcoDistrict hosted a Virtual Town Hall to share an update on the EcoDistrict Certification process we’re currently spearheading for our neighborhood.  The EcoDistrict Certification process is an opportunity to create a community-driven plan to address equity, resilience, and climate protection at the neighborhood level. Hundreds of community members and local […]

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First Peace Memorial Park Cleanup of 2022

Despite the winter and cold weather in the month of February so far, we were greeted with warm and beautiful sunshine as we cleaned Peace Memorial Park on February 12th. It had been about 3 months since our last cleanup and we were ready to make the park vibrant. In total, we had 58 volunteers […]

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Image of a volunteers shoveling organic debris, text includes Sat. Feb. 12, 2022 10 AM to 12 PM Join us to help clean up Peace Memorial Park

2022 Peace Memorial Park / Lloyd Cleanups + Events

Join Lloyd EcoDistict and SOLVE volunteers for an upcoming cleanup in Lloyd. Many of these events will focus on Peace Memorial Park and the surrounding areas (Eastbank Esplanade/Convention Center/Moda Center). Cleanup events will include a mix of trash pick-up, sprucing up Peace Memorial Park, landscaping, potentially invasive plant removal, and sweeping walkways/bikeways. We will also have […]

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Peace Memorial Park Year in Review

Peace Memorial Park was a largely forgotten space that Lloyd EcoDistrict – along with a diverse coalition of veterans, students, and community members – are transforming into a celebration of unity. 2021 was a busy year for us at the park, as we hosted a variety of events and volunteer days, and made significant progress […]

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Peace Memorial Park’s Last Cleanup of 2021

Despite the atmospheric rivers drenching Portland in the days leading up to the event, our cleanup on November 13th at Peace Memorial Park was rain-free. In total, we 24 volunteers collected about 870 lbs of trash, and filled 10 bags of yard debris to be composted. This would not have been possible without the work […]

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2020-21 Lloyd EcoDistrict Bi-Annual Report

Lloyd EcoDistrict is a leading example of what a sustainable, equitable, and resilient neighborhood can look like. While our work continues to grow and evolve with the needs of our community, I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished over the past two years and excited to share some of these successes in our Bi-Annual Report.  The past […]

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Stand up for Peace this Armistice Day

Lloyd EcoDistrict joins our friends at Veterans For Peace in a push to recognize November 11th as a day to celebrate and work towards peace. From Veterans For Peace: “Over one hundred years ago the world celebrated peace as a universal principle. The first World War had just ended and nations mourning their dead collectively […]

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Blumenauer Bridge News

You likely recently saw that I-84 was shut down for a few days earlier this month. While we know it may have been a hassle for some folks, we’re excited that the final construction phase of the Blumenauer Bridge is finally here!  The Blumenauer Bridge is a pedestrian and bicycle only bridge that will connect […]

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Meet Amy!

Amy Ly (She/Her) recently joined Lloyd EcoDistrict as a Communications and Outreach Specialist to support the team on the different programs and events to help achieve the organization’s goal to become the most sustainable neighborhood in North America. Amy is currently a graduate student at Portland State University where she is pursuing her master’s degree […]

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