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Jason Mark of Sierra Magazine explains that we can't ignore climate risks where we live. Climate risk concealed by insurance companies and real estate agents will come to the surface when "the horizon of the 30-year mortgage starts to run up against very serious flooding and sea-level rise."
Trailer for movie End of Suburbia. Since World War II North Americans have invested much of their newfound wealth in suburbia. It has promised a sense of space, affordability, family life and upward mobility. As the population of suburban sprawl has exploded in the past 50 years, so too has the suburban way of life become embedded in the American consciousness. Suburbia, and all it promises, has become the American Dream. Entire movie here on YouTube.
(March 10, 2022) An example of a neighborhood association calling together to discuss the location of a Safe Rest Village in the Downtown neighborhood. Safe Rest Villages provide shelter and case management with wraparound behavioral and mental health services. Presently the sidewalks of Downtown and Old Town have grown crowded with people "living" in tents. SRVs are seen as a more humane alternative.
PDNA-sponsored Q&A session focused on the proposed Safe Rest Village Naito Parkway site.
Panel included Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan and Multnomah County Commissioner Sharon Meieran. Questions were submitted by neighborhood residents in advance of this session.
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Post Production: Lucky Post
Creative Director, Writer, Director, Editor: Sai Selvarajan
Animation: Seth Olson, Jake Odgers
Audio: Scottie Richardson
Executive Producer: Jessica Berry
Talent: Mario Mims
Michael Montoya Speaking Pearl Neighborhood Associaition (PDNA) Board Meeting 09/09/21. Mr. Montoya is interim head of the Office of Community & Civic Life, a bureau of the City of Portland. Mr. Montoya, served as the bureau’s strategy, innovation & performance manager for just under two years, before being named interim director in May 2021.
A wide range of experts from the fields of global health, NGOs and journalism, as well as citizens and volunteers explore the collaboration and tension between journalists and public health workers at times of crisis.
When Disaster Strikes: Reporting and Responding
The second panel focused on immediate crisis response and was moderated by Jon Simon, Director of the Center for Global Health. Manolia Charlotin is the editor and business manager of the Boston Haitian Reporter,
Hosted by Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Center for Global Health and Development, College of Communication, and School of Public Health on April 14, 2011
A brief (3-minute) presentation by Rick Rybeck of Just Economics to the Center for State Innovation about smart growth and dumb growth. "Value capture" is discussed as a technique for funding infrastructure and creating jobs while making housing more affordable and development more sustainable. See also ShelterForce.
Video companion to "Portland, Unhoused," an article in the Fall '18 issue of our newspaper, which takes a deep dive into the subject through the perspectives of those who live and work in it. Read the full story at necoalition.org/newspaper.
How do you empower an entire metropolis to transition towards more localized living in a post-petroleum era? Founder Ross Moster and board members Ann Pacey and Rand Chatterjee of Village Vancouver (B.C.) Transition Society view Vancouver as a network of neighborhood-sized villages. They encourage neighbors to get to know each other. Projects arise from these connections: recycling depot, dinner groups, seed libraries. Their invitation: "Have a desire to create a happier, more livable future for the next generation...and to have fun while you're at it?" Published on Feb 26, 2016
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