Portland, OR: Join Phaedra at green jobs community event next week

Authors: ada

Next Tuesday, please join Green For All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins for a community event about growing green jobs in Portland, Oregon:

Community for Equity Event:
Growing Portland’s Green Economy for All

A conversation among community members and stakeholders, featuring Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO, Green For All.

Tuesday April 20th, 2010

Native American Youth & Family Center Gym
5135 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland OR

Refreshments Provided

Join us for a conversation about increasing green jobs in Portland.

  • What are the barriers to creating new, high-quality green jobs?
  • What are the opportunities?
  • How can we ensure access to green jobs from low income communities and communities of color?
  • How can we play a role in growing Portland’s green economy?

Speakers will include Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of the nationally renowned Green Jobs organization Green For All, as well as Portland community members, workers, and policymakers.

Event Sponsors:

  • Coalition for a Livable Future
  • Native American Youth & Family Center
  • Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.
  • Green For All
  • Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good
  • CAWS
  • Laborers Union-LIUNA
  • Urban League
  • Oregon AFL-CIO
  • Jobs with Justice
  • City of Portland
  • Oregon Apollo Alliance
  • Oregon Action
  • Verde

For directions and more details on the event, visit: www.nayapdx.org or e-mail Danielle Yesland (danielley@nayapdx.org)

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