Laura Ford

Director of Special Projects

I work to identify, fund, and implement initiatives that further our mission, with a special focus on advancing racial equity. Although I work on many projects throughout the organization, I’m especially honored to support the goals of the Green Workforce Collaborative.

Pronouns: she/her
Location: Portland, OR

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In June 2022, Ecotrust named the Redd’s board room “Big Dawn” in celebration of long-time Tribal leader Antone Minthorn.

We are committed to the ongoing work of embedding racial equity throughout the organization and our programmatic strategies. Find out more about this work here.

Featured Projects

A paid opportunity for Black, Native, and people of color in Portland who want to learn more about jobs in the green economy.