IN THE NEWS

Mural Celebration

By | on October 20, 2022 | Blog

Thank you so much to the community members who joined us for the Blumenauer Bridge mural opening celebration! On Thursday October 6th, we were joined by many community members, local businesses, and the artist Jeremy Nichols (who also goes by Plastic Birdie) to celebrate Lloyd’s newest public art installation. The celebration was a perfect mingling […]

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Mayor Lends a Hand

By | on October 10, 2022 | Blog

Thanks to the nearly 40 volunteers who joined us for our September Lloyd neighborhood cleanup based out of Peace Memorial Park. Particular shout out to the employee teams from OnPoint Community Credit Union, Onsemi, and the Portland Mayor’s team (and Mayor Wheeler himself) who came out to pick up trash, remove graffiti, and repaint walls […]

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Keaton Otis Art Unveiling

By | on October 9, 2022 | Blog

Thank you to all of the people who came to last month’s Keaton Otis Memorial Art Unveiling to celebrate and honor Keaton with us. It was even more beautiful than we envisioned!  Since 2019, Lloyd EcoDistrict has been working with the Black-led Justice for Keaton Otis collective to memorialize the life of Keaton Otis, who […]

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By | on October 7, 2022 | Blog

In 2021, Oregon officially began celebrating the second Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day. The official state recognition of this holiday was a long time coming: advocates have been pushing since the 1970s for the remembrance and celebration of indigenous people not only throughout history, but in our present and future.  Today, we would […]

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We’re Hiring: Executive Director

By | on October 5, 2022 | Blog

After officially becoming a certified EcoDistrict this summer—a culmination of three years of visioning, planning, and convening hundreds of neighborhood stakeholders to craft a collective vision for Lloyd—we’re excited to bring on a new Executive Director to guide our organization in implementing our new 2030 Roadmap. Executive Director RoleThe Executive Director (ED) is the key management leader […]

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A Bridge to Pollinator Paradise

By | on October 5, 2022 | Blog

As pedestrians and cyclists cross the newly opened Blumenauer Bridge, they will be treated to a striking tableau. Renowned Portland muralist Jeremy Nichols has transformed Metro’s parking garage with his latest work featuring various modes of transit, interspersed with local flowers and pollinators a plenty. The mural wraps around two sides of the building and […]

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Meet Kacey

By | on October 5, 2022 | Blog

Hi, I’m Kacey! I am Lloyd EcoDistrict’s newest team member, serving as the Communications and Outreach Specialist. I am a junior at Portland State University studying for my degree in Environmental Science with a focus in sustainability. I have a love for our planet and would love to keep it green for future generations. After […]

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Llove for Lloyd: Small Business Appreciation

By | on September 30, 2022 | Blog

Our friends at Go Lloyd and Babblebuy have partnered to create the “Llove 4 Lloyd” campaign, designed to inspire people to shop and visit small businesses in our neighborhood. Discover new reasons to love the Lloyd neighborhood by visiting the great restaurants and small shops around town! Visit https://dy3zj.app.link/L4L to download the BabbleBuy app and […]

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Prepare for Wildfire Smoke

By | on September 8, 2022 | Blog, In the news, Residential Resiliency

Hot temperatures, low humidity, and strong east winds will create conditions for extreme fire danger across western Oregon and southwest Washington on Friday and Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has issued a Red Flag Warning that will be in effect for much of western Oregon and Washington between 11 a.m. on Friday […]

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We’re hiring: Communications and Outreach Specialist

By | on August 24, 2022 | Blog, eNewsletter, In the news

Lloyd EcoDistrict is a Portland-based nonprofit on a mission to promote equity, resilience, and climate protection at the local level. We recently became a nationally certified EcoDistrict, and we’re currently welcoming a new Communication & Outreach Specialist to help us implement our community-driven plan for a connected, prosperous, and resilient neighborhood. About Lloyd EcoDistrict Vision: […]

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Join the Lloyd EcoDistrict Board

By | on August 17, 2022 | Blog

Are you interested in joining the Lloyd EcoDistrict board? We are a small nonprofit with a big vision: to ensure Portland’s Lloyd neighborhood is one of the most sustainable neighborhoods in North America, and a leader in equity, resilience, and climate protection at the local level.  Our Mission Board members uplift and further the mission, […]

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Check out the re-painted Lloyd Street Mural!

By | on August 11, 2022 | Blog, Events, Photo Reel, Residential Resiliency

Thank you to the dozens of volunteers who helped repaint the street intersection mural at NE 2nd Ave and NE Clackamas over one of the hottest weekends of 2022! It was a wonderful event that brought community members together to create something beautiful in the Lloyd neighborhood. The mural, originally painted in 2017 and repainted […]

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