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We at SOLVE, have taken time to reflect on the ongoing challenging and traumatic events, and how we can support Black communities in Oregon. We have a lot of work to do. As anti-racism requires collective action, we vow to listen, learn, and adopt best practices, both internally and externally, to improve engagement opportunities that are accessible and rewarding to all.

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Downtown Portland Cleanup - Oregon Historical Society

Join SOLVE for a day of downtown litter cleanups, in partnership with the Portland Business Alliance, Portland Lodging Alliance, Melvin Mark and Downtown Development Group. This is a Halloween cleanup and volunteers are encouraged to wear a costume while they work alongside these great organizations who want to give back to the city we call home. Portland is a strong, resilient city, but it needs help. By volunteering, you are helping to not only beautify our city streets, but also ensuring our waterways and local wildlife stay healthy too. Keep our river and streets clean, enjoy the sights of Downtown Portland, and know that the work you are engaging in has many benefits for our community, our local businesses and our environment! Please note that this event is a litter cleanup and will not include graffiti removal. When: Friday, October 30, 2020 Staggered Check In: Event check in will run from 8:45 AM to 9:30 AM. Arrive any time during this window. This will allow for a smaller crowd than checking in all at once. The event will run through 11:30 AM. Advanced Registration Required: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time so you can sign our electronic waiver to help avoid crowding during check-in. Meeting Location: Volunteers will meet outdoors at the courtyard of the Oregon Historical Society, located at 1200 SW Park Ave, Portland OR. The couryard faces the park blocks. Look for SOLVE signs and the check in table. Volunteers will check in and then spread out into the nearby parks and streets. MAP. What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, safety vests, and vinyl gloves. What to Bring: Please come wearing a face covering, closed-toed shoes, with a filled reusable water bottle. If you have your own gloves, litter grabber, and litter bag, or bucket, you are encouraged to bring those as well. Observe social distancing throughout the cleanup. Parking: Paid parking available along nearby streets and parking garages. There is paid parking along streets and in the City Center Parking Lot located here, and Lot #93 located here. Bathrooms: There will be no public restrooms available during this event. Please plan accordingly. Contact: Contact larissa@solveoregon.org with any registration questions.

Portland, OR

10/30/20 8:45 AM

Downtown Portland Cleanup - 40 LBS Coffee Bar

Join SOLVE for a day of downtown litter cleanups, in partnership with the Portland Business Alliance, Portland Lodging Alliance, Melvin Mark and Downtown Development Group. This is a Halloween cleanup and volunteers are encouraged to wear a costume while they work alongside these great organizations who want to give back to the city we call home. Portland is a strong, resilient city, but it needs help. By volunteering, you are helping to not only beautify our city streets, but also ensuring our waterways and local wildlife stay healthy too. Keep our river and streets clean, enjoy the sights of Downtown Portland, and know that the work you are engaging in has many benefits for our community, our local businesses and our environment! Please note that this event is a litter cleanup and will not include graffiti removal. When: Friday, October 30, 2020 Staggered Check In: Event check in will run from 8:45 AM to 9:30 AM. Arrive any time during this window. This will allow for a smaller crowd than checking in all at once. The event will run through 11:30 AM. Advanced Registration Required: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time so you can sign our electronic waiver to help avoid crowding during check-in. Meeting Location: Volunteers will meet at 40 LBS Coffee Bar, located at 824 SW 2nd Ave., Portland. Look for SOLVE signs and the check in table. Volunteers will check in and then spread out into the nearby parks and streets. MAP. What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, safety vests, and vinyl gloves. What to Bring: Please come wearing a face covering, closed-toed shoes, with a filled reusable water bottle. Wear a Halloween costume, if you like! If you have your own gloves, litter grabber, and litter bag, or bucket, you are encouraged to bring those as well. Observe social distancing throughout the cleanup. Parking: Paid parking available along nearby streets and parking garages. There is paid parking in the Smart Park Parking Garage and in the City Center Parking Lot. Bathrooms: There will be no public restrooms available during this event. Please plan accordingly. Contact: Contact larissa@solveoregon.org with any registration questions.

Portland, OR

10/30/20 8:45 AM

Downtown Portland Cleanup - The Benson Hotel

Join SOLVE for a day of downtown litter cleanups, in partnership with the Portland Business Alliance, Portland Lodging Alliance, Melvin Mark and Downtown Development Group. This is a Halloween cleanup and volunteers are encouraged to wear a costume while they work alongside these great organizations who want to give back to the city we call home. Portland is a strong, resilient city, but it needs help. By volunteering, you are helping to not only beautify our city streets, but also ensuring our waterways and local wildlife stay healthy too. Keep our river and streets clean, enjoy the sights of Downtown Portland, and know that the work you are engaging in has many benefits for our community, our local businesses and our environment! Please note that this event is a litter cleanup and will not include graffiti removal. When: Friday, October 30, 2020 Staggered Check In: Event check in will run from 8:45 AM to 9:30 AM. Arrive any time during this window. This will allow for a smaller crowd than checking in all at once. The event will run through 11:30 AM. Advanced Registration Required: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time so you can sign our electronic waiver to help avoid crowding during check-in.‚Äč Meeting Location: Volunteers will meet at The Benson Hotel at 309 SW Broadway, Portland. Look for SOLVE signs and the check in table. Volunteers will check in and then spread out into the nearby parks and streets. MAP. What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, safety vests, and vinyl gloves. What to Bring: Please come wearing a face covering, closed-toed shoes, with a filled reusable water bottle. If you have your own gloves, litter grabber, and litter bag, or bucket, you are encouraged to bring those as well. Observe social distancing throughout the cleanup. Parking: Paid parking available along nearby streets and parking garages. Bathrooms: There will be no public restrooms available during this event. Please plan accordingly. Contact: Contact larissa@solveoregon.org with any registration questions.

Portland, OR

10/30/20 8:45 AM

Downtown Portland Cleanup - Providence Park

Join SOLVE for a day of downtown litter cleanups, in partnership with the Portland Business Alliance, Portland Lodging Alliance, Melvin Mark and Downtown Development Group. This is a Halloween cleanup and volunteers are encouraged to wear a costume while they work alongside these great organizations who want to give back to the city we call home. Portland is a strong, resilient city, but it needs help. By volunteering, you are helping to not only beautify our city streets, but also ensuring our waterways and local wildlife stay healthy too. Keep our river and streets clean, enjoy the sights of Downtown Portland, and know that the work you are engaging in has many benefits for our community, our local businesses and our environment! Please note that this event is a litter cleanup and will not include graffiti removal. When: Friday, October 30, 2020 Staggered Check In: Event check in will run from 8:45 AM to 9:30 AM. Arrive any time during this window. This will allow for a smaller crowd than checking in all at once. The event will run through 11:30 AM. Advanced Registration Required: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time so you can sign our electronic waiver to help avoid crowding during check-in. Meeting Location: Volunteers will meet outside Providence Park, located at 1844 SW Morrison St, Portland. Look for SOLVE signs and the check in table off 18th Ave. Volunteers will check in and then spread out into the nearby parks and streets. MAP. What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, safety vests, and vinyl gloves are provided for all volunteers. What to Bring: Please come wearing a face covering, closed-toed shoes, with a filled reusable water bottle. Wear a Halloween costume, if you like! If you have your own gloves, litter grabber, and litter bag, or bucket, you are encouraged to bring those as well. Observe social distancing throughout the cleanup. Parking: Paid parking available along nearby streets and parking lots/garages. See the NW 20th Ave Parking Garage. Bathrooms: There will be no public restrooms available during this event. Please plan accordingly. Contact: Contact larissa@solveoregon.org with any registration questions.

Portland, OR

10/30/20 8:45 AM

Arcadia Beach Cleanup

Oregrown is hosting another beach cleanup of Arcadia beach Friday the 30th from 4-6pm. Costumes strongly recommended! There will be a prize for best dressed and most garbage collected by one person! Bonfire on the beach one block from the Cannon beach Oregrown shop after the clean up! What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers and vinyl gloves are provided to all participants that need them. What to Bring: Please come wearing closed-toed shoes, with a filled reusable water bottle. If you have your own gloves, litter grabber, litter bag, or bucket, you are encouraged to bring those as well. Advanced Registration: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (Green Button Below) ahead of time so we know how many volunteers to expect and to fill out the volunteer waiver form. COVID Safety: Wear a face covering. Observe social distancing throughout the cleanup. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an attentive adult. Restrooms: there are restrooms available in the day use area near the parking lot.

Arch Cape, OR

10/30/20 4:00 PM

Join a Last Saturday Weed Warrior Service Project for October

Join the Weed Warrior effort to restore a healthy habitat at Mt. Tabor Park. The Weed Warrior Stewardship Coordinator and volunteer crew leaders will share their knowledge of the natural habitat, demonstrate how to remove non-native vegetation, and help keep us organized, safe and motivated! We will make sure that you are comfortable and contribute in ways that match your skills and interests. Wear comfortable clothes that are appropriate for working in natural areas: long pants, long sleeves, brimmed hat to protect from sun/rain, and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle. We provide you with tools, gloves, and snacks. Meet at SE 69th and SE Yamhill, Portland, Picnic Site A. Google Maps - https://goo.gl/maps/XVQr62YJD6T2

Portland, OR

10/31/20 9:00 AM

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