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Model the Way Award Winner Spotlight

By | on February 19, 2020 | Blog

Highlighting different organizations and individuals who are making changes on the neighborhood level is of utmost importance here at Lloyd EcoDistrict. Through Model the Way Sustainable Leadership Awards, we have found a great way to ensure those making moves to be more sustainable and equitable are brought to the forefront. This week we would like […]

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Model the Way Award Winner Spotlight

By | on February 5, 2020 | Blog

Lloyd EcoDistrict is always looking for ways to highlight those in the community who are making change at the neighborhood level. Model the Way Sustainable Leadership awards are a great way to bring attention to individuals, businesses, and organizations who are conducting creative and progressive work for the betterment of the community. This week we […]

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January Livable Lloyd Recap

By | on February 5, 2020 | Blog

Livable Lloyd is a great opportunity for residents to connect, discuss potential neighborhood projects & events, and gives us a chance to share exciting news related to our ongoing projects. This past meeting was no different. We got to hear updates from residents in regards to their desires for Lloyd, introduce one of our new […]

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EcoDistricts Summit 2019

By | on November 19, 2019 | Blog

Image description: Group photo taken at RandyLand A couple of weeks ago I was in Pittsburgh for the first time and I fell in love with it! I am originally from Chicago and have a soft spot for old industrial cities– the scale, the building stock, the over the top sports fandom (Da Bears!), and […]

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Peace Memorial Park Outreach

By | on November 7, 2019 | Blog

Image description: Photo collage with left image of a goat eating blackberries, top right image of 4 people cleaning up the park, bottom right image of park with people cleaning up park and a view of the city. Over 10 years ago Veteran’s For Peace (VFP)  set out to promote the important message of peace […]

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October 2019 LEAFLET

By | on October 4, 2019 | Blog

Peace Memorial Park Updates We have been out in the community gathering insight and feedback for the redesign of Peace Memorial Park. Recently we beared the rain and hosted 2 outreach efforts at the park site, speaking with bike commuters and pedestrians about what they would like to see the park look like. We also […]

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Get to know our new interns!

By | on October 3, 2019 | Blog

We want to welcome some new faces around the Lloyd EcoDistrict offices. During the course of the 2019 – 2020 school year, we will have two interns joining us from Portland State University’s Student Leaders for Service program. Caitlyn (left) and Josh (right) will be serving as the communications intern and outreach intern respectively. We asked […]

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Lights Out Portland

By | on September 3, 2019 | Blog

Mark your calendars! This year, Audubon’s Lights Out community engagement event will be on Saturday, September 21. Join buildings and residents all over Portland in going dark from dusk till dawn to help raise awareness about the importance of dark skies. A large body of research shows that light pollution has significant negative impacts on […]

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September 2019 LEAFLET

By | on September 2, 2019 | Blog

Peace Memorial Park Design Meeting We want the community to participate in the Redesign of Peace Memorial Park! Peace Memorial Park (PMP) is a pocket park above the Eastbank Esplanade, at the corner of NE Lloyd and Oregon. Thousands of cyclists and pedestrians pass through it every day, most without giving it a second thought. […]

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August 2019 LEAFLET

By | on August 5, 2019 | Blog

Peace Memorial Park Cleanup Join us on Saturday, August 10th from 9 am – 1 pm when we clean up Peace Memorial Park! This is a great way to become involved in a community beautification project here in the Lloyd neighborhood. Thousands of people walk and ride their bikes by this space every day and […]

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Sustainable Oregon Report

By | on July 3, 2019 | Blog

I was fortunate to be awarded a scholarship to attend the Association of Oregon Recyclers annual convention, Sustainable Oregon, from 19 – 21 June. The conference was held in beautiful Bend, and about 250 people from all over Oregon and Washington attended. It was hard to choose sometimes from the sessions on offer, and it […]

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July 2019 LEAFLET

By | on July 2, 2019 | Blog

Intersection Mural On July 14th from 9 am – 4 pm, join us as we refresh the intersection mural on 2nd and Clackamas! We are partnering with muralists Rather Severe and nonprofit Color Outside the Lines, but we need your help to get everything done. This is a great way to meet your neighbors and […]

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