Clean up on MLK Street
Join Taking Ownership PDX on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 from 10 am to 1 pm for a fun day of service and connecting with community members to revitalize the King neighborhood in NE Portland!
Taking Ownership PDX is a community collective focused on providing reparations to black businesses and families in the form of free repairs and renovations by raising money, utilizing volunteer efforts, and other partnerships and resources.
Here is a link to Taking Ownership's website to learn more: https://takingownershippdx.com/
When: Saturday, September 18, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Staggered Check In: To avoid a crowd at check in, arrive anytime between 10:00 - 10:30am for check in. Event will run until 1:00 pm.
Where: We will be meeting at King Elementary School Park, located on the backside of the school, and traveling to the nearby Martin Luther King Street to clean up litter along the sidewalk. The address of King School Park is as follows: NE 6th Ave & NE Humboldt St, Portland, OR 97211 MAP LINK.
Getting There/ Parking: Parking is available on the outskirts of the park.
What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, high-vis vests, and gloves are provided to all participants that need them.
What to Bring: Please come wearing a mask, water and/or a snack, long pants, and closed-toed shoes. If you have your own gloves, litter grabber, litter bag or bucket, you are encouraged to bring those as well. Please also dress for the weather.
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: All volunteers are instructed to wear a face covering and to observe social distancing throughout the cleanup. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an attentive adult.
Restrooms: Restrooms will not be available so please plan accordingly.
Contact: If you have any questions please contact Nia McFerrin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you all there at this public event!
Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:13+
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