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Lloyd, Peace Memorial Park, and Eastbank Esplanade (north) area Cleanup

Join Lloyd EcoDistrict and SOLVE volunteers to clean up Peace Memorial Park and the surrounding areas (Eastbank Esplanade/Duckworth Dock, Moda Center, Oregon Convention Center and beyond). The clean-up event will include trash pick-up, sprucing up Peace Memorial Park, raking up leaves on the sidewalks, removing graffiti around the area, and repainting park walls that are heavily tagged. 

We’ll have free coffee on hand from Tall Tree Coffee (they partner with leading reforestation projects to plant trees for every purchase) and we’ll be providing lunch for volunteers, too. 

About Peace Memorial Park: Connected to the Eastbank Esplanade, intersected by one of Portland’s busiest bikeways, and graced with expansive views of the Willamette River and the downtown skyline, Peace Memorial Park was established as a public place to honor victims of war, both military and civilian. Since Lloyd EcoDistrict joined in partnership with Veterans for Peace, the vision of the space has expanded to honor the intersection of conflict, climate and social justice. Read more here:

Advanced Registration: Is required. Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time to guarantee your spot.

Meeting Location: Volunteers will be inside of Peace Memorial Park. Peace Memorial Park is located at the intersection of NE Oregon St and NE Lloyd Blvd (just southeast of the Steel Bridge and west of the Oregon Convention Center).

Address: 7 NE Oregon St Portland, OR 97232 | Map Link

What to Bring: Please come wearing closed-toed shoes and be prepared for the weather. If you have your own gloves, litter grabber, and litter bag, or bucket, you are welcome to bring those as well. If you are interested in painting over graffiti - you are encouraged to wear clothing you don't mind getting paint on.

What's Provided: Lloyd EcoDistrict will provide all tools & supplies including heavy-duty garbage bags, safety vests, vinyl gloves, litter grabbers, rakes, paintbrushes, paint, graffiti remover, etc. We will also have water and snacks.

Restrooms: No public restrooms are available

Parking: Walking/biking to the event is encouraged. Peace Memorial Park is less than a 5-minute walk to Rose Quarter MAX Station. Metered street parking and private parking lots are also available for car parking nearby.

Transit:  Peace Memorial Park is less than a 5-minute walk to Rose Quarter MAX Station.

Accessibility: This area is accessible for folks with mobility concerns.

Translation Services: There will not be a Spanish speaker present at this event.

Youth Volunteers: Volunteers 13 and under must be accompanied by an authorized adult.

Groups: If you are volunteering with multiple people for this event please register as a Team. See this short guide for how to register as a Team SOLVE | How-To-Guide (

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Litter Cleanup, Site Maintenance

Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:14+

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