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Clean-ups

Friends of the Pearl Foot Patrol: 1 Year Later

Reported by Stan Penkin “Thank you so much,” said a toothless homeless woman sitting on a North Park Block bench as the Friends of the Pearl Foot Patrol walked through the area picking up litter along the way. Initiated a little more than a year ago, the Foot Patrol was established through collaboration between the PDNA Livability Committee and the Crime Prevention Program at the Office of Neighborhood Involvement. The group now has some 30 members with as many as eight to ten community minded volunteers showing up in their colorful vests or tee shirts for three weekly patrols at […]

Pearl Foot Patrol Trainings

Join a Pearl District Foot Patrol this summer! Attend training to get started August 10 7:00 – 9:00 pm Ecotrust, 721 9th Avenue @ NW Johnson There are currently three ongoing walks: Geri’s walk: Thursdays, 6:00 pm (July 28, Aug 11, 25, Sept. 8, 22) Brook’s walk: Tuesdays, 10:00 am (July 19, Aug. 2, 16, 30, Sept. 13, 27) Michael’s walk: Thursday, 1:00 pm (July 21, Aug. 4, 18, Sept 1, 15, 29) For those folks who would like to try out an initial walk with us before training – please feel free to let us know in advance and […]

Active Transportation Volunteers

The City of Portland Active Transportation and Safety Division is looking for volunteers. This is an opportunity to get hands-on experience with Active Transportation staff to reach out to Portland residents. Ambassadors are amazing volunteers who represent the Bureau of Transportation and present information to encourage pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers and transit riders to travel safely together.  Ambassadors help residents discover all the ways Portland offers for getting around, to help them save money and increase physical activity and to help the city reduce congestion and preserve air quality. There are numerous kinds of volunteer opportunities for Ambassadors, from tabling at public […]