We’re Hiring: Communications and Outreach Specialist

We’re Hiring: Communications and Outreach Specialist

We’re hiring a part-time (20 hours/week) paid internship/ entry-level position to assist with our communications and outreach work. Communications and Outreach Specialist Lloyd EcoDistrict is a place-based nonprofit working to making Lloyd the most sustainable neighborhood in North America. Lloyd EcoDistrict engages the community, forms partnerships, and develops programs that create a connected, prosperous, and […]

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Heat Wave Preparedness Tips

Heat Wave Preparedness Tips

This week another heat wave is hitting the Pacific NorthWest. In the Portland area you can expect the forecast to be dangerously hot, with temperatures as high as 105 degrees in effect from noon Wednesday through 10 p.m. Saturday, with little overnight cooling. Friday is especially concerning as the heat builds up in the days […]

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Get Involved with the “Connectivity Project”

Get Involved with the “Connectivity Project”

In late June, Lloyd EcoDistrict was proud to host the virtual film screening of the short film “Plants Have Wings” from director Rose Madrone’s “The Connectivity Project.”  Disappointed you missed it? Don’t worry, we’ve lined up another event for you in the coming weeks! This August 19th at 6PM, join us for a virtual event […]

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Cleaning Up the Park: 360 Hours & 3,300 Pounds of Trash

Cleaning Up the Park: 360 Hours & 3,300 Pounds of Trash

Starting in the earlier spring months of April and May, to the heat of late July, our volunteers did not disappoint in getting outside to help us make progress on Peace Memorial Park. You cumulatively worked over 360 hours and picked up around 3,300 pounds of trash over the span of four clean-ups throughout the […]

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Get Involved With Pollinator Week

Get Involved With Pollinator Week

It’s the end of June, and that means it’s time to take part again in the fun of International Pollinator Week! Pollinator Week, held between June 21st and June 27th, is an annual event celebrated internationally in support of pollinator health. It’s a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what we can […]

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R2DToo Update

R2DToo Update

This past Thursday, May 27th, Lloyd EcoDistrict hosted a lunchtime event with members of Right 2 Dream Too (R2DToo) and the Lloyd Community Association to update the Lloyd community on the efforts of the quickly expanding organization. R2DToo is a nonprofit organization working to bring shelter to houseless Portland residents, servicing anywhere from 15 to […]

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Peace Memorial Park Clean-up Joins the Porch Parade!

Peace Memorial Park Clean-up Joins the Porch Parade!

We collect up 1,200 pounds of trash. Thanks again to the Convention Center for disposing of the trash for us! This past sunny Monday we had over 60 volunteers make their way out to spend their Memorial Day morning at our clean-up event in Peace Memorial Park. Thanks to our partnership with SOLVE, volunteers were […]

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Volunteers Make Substantial Headway During Our First Cleanup of the Year

Volunteers Make Substantial Headway During Our First Cleanup of the Year

This past Saturday, April 17th, 47 volunteers gathered to continue to work towards a reimagined Peace Memorial Park and to clean up a part of the Lloyd. What better time was it to do so than during Earth month! We are more than happy to have joined forces with our partner SOLVE again and all […]

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2021 Peace Memorial Park / Lloyd Cleanups

2021 Peace Memorial Park / Lloyd Cleanups

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. Pre-registration on SOLVE’s […]

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Peace Memorial Park: Summer Volunteers Needed

Peace Memorial Park: Summer Volunteers Needed

Connected to the East Bank Esplanade, intersected by one of Portland’s busiest bikeways, and graced with expansive views of the Willamette River and the downtown skyline, Peace Memorial Park was established as a public place to honor victims of war, both military and civilian. Since we have joined in partnership with Veterans For Peace in […]

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2017 Model the Way Leadership Award Photos

2017 Model the Way Leadership Award Photos

  Thanks to our photographer Molly Broder!  

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Going Dark: Lights Out Lloyd Pictures

Going Dark: Lights Out Lloyd Pictures

You might have noticed something different about the Portland skyline last Friday, September 30th. The Oregon Convention Center spires, a signature of the nighttime PDX urbanscape, were DARK! That’s because  OCC was one of the Lloyd EcoDistrict’s Lights Out Lloyd participants, joining numerous other buildings in the neighborhood and around the city that went dark […]

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