Equity, Economy, Environment

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Video Credit: @brianfilm

Video Credit: @brianfilm

Video Credit: @brianfilm

Video Credit: @brianfilm

Video Credit: @brianfilm

Bob Bateman climbs a Douglas fir in the Siuslaw River watershed, preparing to fell the tree for a stream restoration project with the Siuslaw Watershed Council. Throughout Oregon and Washington, we’ve worked with community-based organizations to restore priority habitat, creating the business case for a restoration economy in the process.

Bob Bateman climbs a Douglas fir in the Siuslaw River watershed, preparing to fell the tree for a stream restoration project with the Siuslaw Watershed Council. Throughout Oregon and Washington, we’ve worked with community-based organizations to restore priority habitat, creating the business case for a restoration economy in the process.

Bob Bateman climbs a Douglas fir in the Siuslaw River watershed, preparing to fell the tree for a stream restoration project with the Siuslaw Watershed Council. Throughout Oregon and Washington, we’ve worked with community-based organizations to restore priority habitat, creating the business case for a restoration economy in the process.

Bob Bateman climbs a Douglas fir in the Siuslaw River watershed, preparing to fell the tree for a stream restoration project with the Siuslaw Watershed Council. Throughout Oregon and Washington, we’ve worked with community-based organizations to restore priority habitat, creating the business case for a restoration economy in the process.

Bob Bateman climbs a Douglas fir in the Siuslaw River watershed, preparing to fell the tree for a stream restoration project with the Siuslaw Watershed Council. Throughout Oregon and Washington, we’ve worked with community-based organizations to restore priority habitat, creating the business case for a restoration economy in the process.

Bob Bateman climbs a Douglas fir in the Siuslaw River watershed, preparing to fell the tree for a stream restoration project with the Siuslaw Watershed Council. Throughout Oregon and Washington, we’ve worked with community-based organizations to restore priority habitat, creating the business case for a restoration economy in the process.

PARTNERS IN CLIMATE-SMART PRACTICES

PARTNERS IN CLIMATE-SMART PRACTICES

PARTNERS IN CLIMATE-SMART PRACTICES

CLIMATE-SMART

CLIMATE-SMART

CLIMATE-SMART

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Equity, Economy, Environment

Video Credit: Noah Thomas

Video Credit: Noah Thomas

Video Credit: Noah Thomas

Video Credit: Noah Thomas

Video Credit: Noah Thomas

Video Credit: Noah Thomas

Green Workforce Academy students Selena Gutierrez, Eric Hayes, and Earl Ramsey Jr. are at a field training with farmer and co-owner of Mudbone Grown, Arthur Shavers, and instructor Jason Stroman. Green Workforce Academy was founded by a collaborative including Ecotrust, Blueprint Foundation, Wisdom of the Elders, Self Enhancement Inc., Native American Youth & Family Center, and ReBuilding Center.

Green Workforce Academy students Selena Gutierrez, Eric Hayes, and Earl Ramsey Jr. are at a field training with farmer and co-owner of Mudbone Grown, Arthur Shavers, and instructor Jason Stroman. Green Workforce Academy was founded by a collaborative including Ecotrust, Blueprint Foundation, Wisdom of the Elders, Self Enhancement Inc., Native American Youth & Family Center, and ReBuilding Center.

Green Workforce Academy students Selena Gutierrez, Eric Hayes, and Earl Ramsey Jr. are at a field training with farmer and co-owner of Mudbone Grown, Arthur Shavers, and instructor Jason Stroman. Green Workforce Academy was founded by a collaborative including Ecotrust, Blueprint Foundation, Wisdom of the Elders, Self Enhancement Inc., Native American Youth & Family Center, and ReBuilding Center.

Green Workforce Academy students Selena Gutierrez, Eric Hayes, and Earl Ramsey Jr. pause during a field training with farmer and co-owner of Mudbone Grown, Arthur Shavers, and Academy instructor Jason Stroman. The Green Workforce Academy was created by a partnership between Ecotrust, Blueprint Foundation, Wisdom of the Elders, Self Enhancement Inc., Native American Youth & Family Center, and ReBuilding Center. With the goal to advance social justice, the collaborative is currently focused on addressing the lack of job opportunities and career pathways in environmental sectors for young adults of color in Portland.

Green Workforce Academy students Selena Gutierrez, Eric Hayes, and Earl Ramsey Jr. pause during a field training with farmer and co-owner of Mudbone Grown, Arthur Shavers, and Academy instructor Jason Stroman. The Green Workforce Academy was created by a partnership between Ecotrust, Blueprint Foundation, Wisdom of the Elders, Self Enhancement Inc., Native American Youth & Family Center, and ReBuilding Center. With the goal to advance social justice, the collaborative is currently focused on addressing the lack of job opportunities and career pathways in environmental sectors for young adults of color in Portland.

Green Workforce Academy students Selena Gutierrez, Eric Hayes, and Earl Ramsey Jr. pause during a field training with farmer and co-owner of Mudbone Grown, Arthur Shavers, and Academy instructor Jason Stroman. The Green Workforce Academy was created by a partnership between Ecotrust, Blueprint Foundation, Wisdom of the Elders, Self Enhancement Inc., Native American Youth & Family Center, and ReBuilding Center. With the goal to advance social justice, the collaborative is currently focused on addressing the lack of job opportunities and career pathways in environmental sectors for young adults of color in Portland.

GREEN JOBS & JUSTICE

GREEN JOBS & JUSTICE

GREEN JOBS & JUSTICE

GREEN JOBS & JUSTICE

GREEN JOBS & JUSTICE

GREEN JOBS & JUSTICE

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Equity, Economy, Environment

Video Credit: Jason Houston

Video Credit: Jason Houston

Video Credit: Jason Houston

Video Credit: Jason Houston

Video Credit: Jason Houston

Video Credit: Jason Houston

Small-boat, independent fishermen play a critical role in coastal communities -- supporting jobs, acting as a direct link to the ocean, and providing a nutrient-rich product to regional food supply. Here on Kodiak, Alaska’s Cannery Row, markets, management practices, fish and community meet.

Small-boat, independent fishermen play a critical role in coastal communities -- supporting jobs, acting as a direct link to the ocean, and providing a nutrient-rich product to regional food supply. Here on Kodiak, Alaska’s Cannery Row, markets, management practices, fish and community meet.

Small-boat, independent fishermen play a critical role in coastal communities -- supporting jobs, acting as a direct link to the ocean, and providing a nutrient-rich product to regional food supply. Here on Kodiak, Alaska’s Cannery Row, markets, management practices, fish and community meet.

Small-boat, independent fishermen play a critical role in coastal communities -- supporting jobs, acting as a direct link to the ocean, and providing a nutrient-rich product to regional food supply. Here on Kodiak, Alaska’s Cannery Row, markets, management practices, fish and community meet.

Small-boat, independent fishermen play a critical role in coastal communities -- supporting jobs, acting as a direct link to the ocean, and providing a nutrient-rich product to regional food supply. Here on Kodiak, Alaska’s Cannery Row, markets, management practices, fish and community meet.

Small-boat, independent fishermen play a critical role in coastal communities -- supporting jobs, acting as a direct link to the ocean, and providing a nutrient-rich product to regional food supply. Here on Kodiak, Alaska’s Cannery Row, markets, management practices, fish and community meet.

COMMUNITY FISHERIES

COMMUNITY FISHERIES

COMMUNITY FISHERIES

COMMUNITY FISHERIES

COMMUNITY FISHERIES

COMMUNITY FISHERIES

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CURRENT WORK

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Hanna Hatfield

Photo Credit: Hanna Hatfield

Photo Credit: Hanna Hatfield

Stephanie Cowherd picks a native thimbleberry while visiting the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.

Stephanie Cowherd picks a native thimbleberry while visiting the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.

Stephanie Cowherd picks a native thimbleberry while visiting the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.

Thousands of people, led by local youth, marched through Portland on 9/20 as part of the international strike against climate change, demanding climate justice and action from local officials.

Thousands of people, led by local youth, marched through Portland on 9/20 as part of the international strike against climate change, demanding climate justice and action from local officials.

Thousands of people, led by local youth, marched through Portland on 9/20 as part of the international strike against climate change, demanding climate justice and action from local officials.

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Photo Credit: Natasha Reed Photography

Photo Credit: Natasha Reed Photography

Photo Credit: Natasha Reed Photography

Photo Credit: Natasha Reed Photography

Photo Credit: Natasha Reed Photography

Photo Credit: Natasha Reed Photography

Farmer Veronica Karanja, originally from Kenya, talks to customers about her greens at the Living Well Kent's East Hill Farmers Market. Our new report examines the gaps and opportunities to build a more inclusive and resilient food system in the Puget Sound.

Farmer Veronica Karanja, originally from Kenya, talks to customers about her greens at the Living Well Kent's East Hill Farmers Market. Our new report examines the gaps and opportunities to build a more inclusive and resilient food system in the Puget Sound.

Farmer Veronica Karanja, originally from Kenya, talks to customers about her greens at the Living Well Kent's East Hill Farmers Market. Our new report examines the gaps and opportunities to build a more inclusive and resilient food system in the Puget Sound.

Farmer Veronica Karanja, originally from Kenya, talks to customers about her greens at the Living Well Kent's East Hill Farmers Market. Our new report examines the gaps and opportunities to build a more inclusive and resilient food system in the Puget Sound.

Farmer Veronica Karanja, originally from Kenya, talks to customers about her greens at the Living Well Kent's East Hill Farmers Market. Our new report examines the gaps and opportunities to build a more inclusive and resilient food system in the Puget Sound.

Farmer Veronica Karanja, originally from Kenya, talks to customers about her greens at the Living Well Kent's East Hill Farmers Market. Our new report examines the gaps and opportunities to build a more inclusive and resilient food system in the Puget Sound.

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Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Ecotrust staff members Stephanie Cowherd and David Diaz visit the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Northwest Washington.

Ecotrust staff members Stephanie Cowherd and David Diaz visit the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Northwest Washington.

Ecotrust staff members Stephanie Cowherd and David Diaz visit the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Northwest Washington.

Ecotrust staff members Stephanie Cowherd and David Diaz visit the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Northwest Washington.

Ecotrust staff members Stephanie Cowherd and David Diaz visit the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Northwest Washington.

Ecotrust staff members Stephanie Cowherd and David Diaz visit the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Northwest Washington.

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Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Photo Credit: Sean Gutierrez

Rick Minor works in partnership with the Siuslaw Watershed Council on the the Fish Creek Habitat Restoration Project in Lane County, Oregon.

Rick Minor works in partnership with the Siuslaw Watershed Council on the the Fish Creek Habitat Restoration Project in Lane County, Oregon.

Rick Minor works in partnership with the Siuslaw Watershed Council on the the Fish Creek Habitat Restoration Project in Lane County, Oregon.

Rick Minor works in partnership with the Siuslaw Watershed Council on the the Fish Creek Habitat Restoration Project in Lane County, Oregon.

Rick Minor works in partnership with the Siuslaw Watershed Council on the the Fish Creek Habitat Restoration Project in Lane County, Oregon.

Rick Minor works in partnership with the Siuslaw Watershed Council on the the Fish Creek Habitat Restoration Project in Lane County, Oregon.

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Photo Credit: Kim Nguyen

Photo Credit: Kim Nguyen

Photo Credit: Kim Nguyen

Photo Credit: Kim Nguyen

Photo Credit: Kim Nguyen

Photo Credit: Kim Nguyen

Members of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, a recipient of our Community Grants Program, gather on our Rooftop Terrace. Make your event unforgettable by celebrating in our park in the sky.

Members of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, a recipient of our Community Grants Program, gather on our Rooftop Terrace. Make your event unforgettable by celebrating in our park in the sky.

Members of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, a recipient of our Community Grants Program, gather on our Rooftop Terrace. Make your event unforgettable by celebrating in our park in the sky.

Members of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, a recipient of our Community Grants Program, gather on our Rooftop Terrace. Make your event unforgettable by celebrating in our park in the sky.

Members of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, a recipient of our Community Grants Program, gather on our Rooftop Terrace. Make your event unforgettable by celebrating in our park in the sky.

Members of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, a recipient of our Community Grants Program, gather on our Rooftop Terrace. Make your event unforgettable by celebrating in our park in the sky.

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Photo Credit: Jessica Hill

Photo Credit: Jessica Hill

Photo Credit: Jessica Hill

Photo Credit: Jessica Hill

Photo Credit: Jessica Hill

Photo Credit: Jessica Hill

Take your warehouse wedding vision to new heights. The Redd on Salmon Street allows you to go big and bold with our smartly renovated space in Southeast Portland.

Take your warehouse wedding vision to new heights. The Redd on Salmon Street allows you to go big and bold with our smartly renovated space in Southeast Portland.

Take your warehouse wedding vision to new heights. The Redd on Salmon Street allows you to go big and bold with our smartly renovated space in Southeast Portland.

Take your warehouse wedding vision to new heights. The Redd on Salmon Street allows you to go big and bold with our smartly renovated space in Southeast Portland.

Take your warehouse wedding vision to new heights. The Redd on Salmon Street allows you to go big and bold with our smartly renovated space in Southeast Portland.

Take your warehouse wedding vision to new heights. The Redd on Salmon Street allows you to go big and bold with our smartly renovated space in Southeast Portland.

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Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Spacious, industrious spaces in Portland's Central Eastside will animate your vision. The Main Hall sets the scene for big, think-outside-the-box celebrations and convenings.

Spacious, industrious spaces in Portland's Central Eastside will animate your vision. The Main Hall sets the scene for big, think-outside-the-box celebrations and convenings.

Spacious, industrious spaces in Portland's Central Eastside will animate your vision. The Main Hall sets the scene for big, think-outside-the-box celebrations and convenings.

Spacious, industrious spaces in Portland's Central Eastside will animate your vision. The Main Hall sets the scene for big, think-outside-the-box celebrations and convenings.

Spacious, industrious spaces in Portland's Central Eastside will animate your vision. The Main Hall sets the scene for big, think-outside-the-box celebrations and convenings.

Spacious, industrious spaces in Portland's Central Eastside will animate your vision. The Main Hall sets the scene for big, think-outside-the-box celebrations and convenings.

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Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: Sally Painter

Elevate your pop-up, cooking class, or food-centric event at the Redd. Our Community Kitchen features plenty of space for guests to watch, learn, create, and eat.

Elevate your pop-up, cooking class, or food-centric event at the Redd. Our Community Kitchen features plenty of space for guests to watch, learn, create, and eat.

Elevate your pop-up, cooking class, or food-centric event at the Redd. Our Community Kitchen features plenty of space for guests to watch, learn, create, and eat.

Elevate your pop-up, cooking class, or food-centric event at the Redd. Our Community Kitchen features plenty of space for guests to watch, learn, create, and eat.

Elevate your pop-up, cooking class, or food-centric event at the Redd. Our Community Kitchen features plenty of space for guests to watch, learn, create, and eat.

Elevate your pop-up, cooking class, or food-centric event at the Redd. Our Community Kitchen features plenty of space for guests to watch, learn, create, and eat.

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Credit: Sally Painter

Credit: Sally Painter

Credit: Sally Painter

Photo Credit: John Valls

Photo Credit: John Valls

Photo Credit: John Valls

Introducing our newest space at the Natural Capital Center, the Irving Street Studio. Energize your rainmaker fundraisers, unique markets, and elegant social gatherings with this bright, historic space.

Introducing our newest space at the Natural Capital Center, the Irving Street Studio. Energize your rainmaker fundraisers, unique markets, and elegant social gatherings with this bright, historic space.

Introducing our newest space at the Natural Capital Center, the Irving Street Studio. Energize your rainmaker fundraisers, unique markets, and elegant social gatherings with this bright, historic space.

Introducing our newest space at the Natural Capital Center, the Irving Street Studio. Energize your rainmaker fundraisers, unique markets, and elegant social gatherings with this bright, historic space.

Introducing our newest space at the Natural Capital Center, the Irving Street Studio. Energize your rainmaker fundraisers, unique markets, and elegant social gatherings with this bright, historic space.

Introducing our newest space at the Natural Capital Center, the Irving Street Studio. Energize your rainmaker fundraisers, unique markets, and elegant social gatherings with this bright, historic space.

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