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Braking Cycles May 1st Powell Cleanup Event

Transitional Youth and Braking Cycles is hosting an outreach cleanup event on SE Powell Saturday, May 1, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Braking Cycles Coffee & Bikes is a non-profit shop that exists to serve the at-risk youth in our communities. Under the Transitional Youth umbrella, Braking Cycles gives teens at risk of homelessness and kids in the foster care system a safe place to develop a work ethic that they can bring into the real world. We are inviting everyone to partner with us and our goal of reaching the marginalized in our community and to give back by helping pickup trash in the neighborhood. We will start at Braking Cycles at 10 am and work our way east of Powell toward I-205. For more information regarding Braking Cycles.

When: Saturday, May 1, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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: The parking lot behind Braking Cycles.
Address: 3354 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202. MAP LINK.

What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, safety vests, and rubber palm work gloves are provided for all participants.
What to Bring: Please come wearing a face covering, closed-toed shoes, and please dress for the weather. You are also encouraged to bring your own equipment such as work gloves or a 5 gallon bucket.
COVID Safety: Masks are mandatory to attend this event. All volunteers are also instructed to maintain 6 feet social distancing guidelines at all times.

Parking: Parking available along nearby streets.
Bathrooms: There will be public restrooms available in the coffee shop for volunteers during this event. Please plan accordingly.
Accessibility: The check-in location will be in an area that is wheelchair accessible. The majority of the cleanup area is on city sidewalks that are wheelchair accessible.

Youth Volunteers:  Children are welcome if accompanied by an attentive adult. Youth volunteers ages 13-17 can also create their own SOLVE account online. A youth volunteer can attend without their guardian if they print out and bring a signed youth waiver form. Find the link to the youth waiver form here. Youth Waiver Form or here SOLVE | Volunteer Group Guide (
Contact: Contact Samuel Fraley at with any questions for this event.

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Litter Cleanup, Litter Cleanup

Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:13+

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1501 SW Jefferson St. 
Portland, OR 97201
Tax Id #93-0579286