Party On, Portland! 2023

Thank you to the 400+ people who attended Party On, Portland! last weekend. It was wonderful to see so many smiling faces enjoying the festivities at Holladay Park. Through the pandemic, Lloyd’s largest park has continued to be a place for community members to safely meet outside and enjoy a canopied green space in our…

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Broadway in Bloom 2023

On July 14th, the streets of NE 17th between Broadway and Weidler came alive with the vibrant and eco-conscious event, Broadway in Bloom! The community gathered to celebrate health, sustainability, and active transportation in a lively atmosphere filled with music, food, and engaging activities. Thank you to the Bottleneck Blues Band, who set the perfect…

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New Million Dollar Investment in Portland’s Albina Neighborhood

Restoring Albina into a center for Black belonging, connectivity, and wealth creation is closer than ever! Nike co-founder Phil Knight recently made headlines with a $400 million investment fund to support Black residents in Portland’s inner North and Northeast neighborhoods. This fund aims to uplift Albina, once a thriving center of Black society and culture.…

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Our Spring Pollinator Project

This spring, our team at Lloyd EcoDistrict and several amazing volunteers worked over two days to revamp our beloved Pollinator Bike Corridor along NE Multnomah St. from NE 2nd to NE 15th. It had been several years since the planter beds got some attention, especially after the 2021 heat wave that knocked out dozens of…

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A Reflection on the 13th Annual Memorial Event

The 13th Annual Memorial for Keaton Otis was held recently in Lloyd, along NE 6th and Halsey, serving as a poignant reminder of the tragic loss of a young Black man by Portland police on May 12, 2010. This occasion not only allowed the community to mourn Keaton’s death but also provided an opportunity to…

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Spring at Peace Memorial Park

Our team would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the 30+ dedicated volunteers who joined forces to make a lasting difference in our beloved park this May. Together, we worked to ensure Peace Memorial Park is a safe and pleasant environment for Lloyd residents and commuters alike.  Armed with gloves, trash bags, and…

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Celebrating Earth Day in Lloyd

Thank you to all the volunteers who came out in support of our Earth Day Cleanup! The help and dedication of volunteers make a huge difference in maintaining the vitality of Peace Memorial Park and Lloyd. In total, we picked up 300 pounds of trash! Shout out to those who also helped out with graffiti…

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Lloyd EcoDistrict Recognition on KGW

In late March, our Executive Director Kristin Leiber and Outreach Program Manager Joshua Baker met with KGW reporter Kale Williams to discuss our recent EcoDistrict Certification and the work we do in Lloyd. Check out the segment here and read more about our EcoDistrict certification here.

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2023 Model the Way Award Winners Announced!

We are thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s Model the Way Awards: Animal.Planet.Mineral. and the planning team behind the Congressman Earl Blumenauer Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge! Read on for more information about these fantastic Lloyd community partners. Join us at Model the Way to celebrate Animal.Plant.Mineral. and The Blumenauer Bridge planning team’s achievements and congratulating them on this well-deserved recognition.…

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