SE Uplift Dessert Meet & Greet

SE Uplift is hosting a very special Dessert Meet & Greet event to introduce our new Executive Director, Leroy Eadie!

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Interrupting Hate in Public Spaces: FREE WORKSHOP

Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association is proud to partner with SE Uplift, Portland United Against Hate, and the Office of Community and Civic Life by hosting the February 4th Civic Dialogue: Interrupting Hate in Public Spaces (3 hours).

Ensuring the safety of our communities is paramount. Yet public vitriol is skyrocketing, tensions flare at a moment’s notice and Oregon is consistently ranked in the top five states of per capita hate incidents. Participants will learn how to identify, understand and overcome the inhibitions that prevent them from supporting targets of hate. They will learn and use tactics for interrupting verbal hate; while centering and empowering the target. They will understand the risks involved in intervention and how to de-escalate a situation. Offered by As the Spirit Moves Us. 

Tuesday, February 4th at 5:30 PM @ Brentwood Darlington Community Center 7211 SE 62nd Ave Portland, OR 97206. 

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The Portland United Against Hate Coalition is pleased to partner with the Office of Community and Civic Life and SE Uplift to provide the following five trainings between October 2019 and June 2020. The trainings all elevate awareness of the prevalence and danger of hate in our city and offer practical guidance on how to safely interrupt hate and provide trauma-informed care. All the trainings are free and open to the public, you are welcome to sign up for a single program or sign up for the whole series. Due to limited seats please inform Muz Afzal if you are unable to make it to a program that you have signed up for. Please contact Muz Afzal for further inquiries.

SE Uplift Executive Director Job Description Now Posted!

Do you know someone who would make a great Executive Director for SE Uplift?  Share the job description with them now!  Click here to view the full job description

Supervises: 4 FTE
Compensation: $70,000 + benefit package Status: Full Time, Salaried, FLSA-exempt Benefits: Paid medical, dental, and PTO

To apply, please email a cover letter and chronological resume to lara@rosecityphilanthropy.com. Please title your documents and email with your last name, the name of the organization, and the name of the document. (Example: email subject: Miller SE Uplift, attachments: Miller Resume SE Uplift and Miller Cover Letter SE Uplift.) The first round of application materials will be reviewed on Monday, November 25. Position will remain open until filled.

Five Civic Dialogues in SEUL Coalition

The Portland United Against Hate Coalition is pleased to partner with the Office of Community and Civic Life and SE Uplift to provide the following five trainings between October 2019 and June 2020. The trainings all elevate awareness of the prevalence and danger of hate in our city and offer practical guidance on how to safely interrupt hate and provide trauma-informed care. All the trainings are free and open to the public, you are welcome to sign up for a single program or sign up for the whole series; all 5 trainings will take place in the SE Uplift Coalition area.*

The first workshop is Hate, Housing, and the Landscape of our City on Tuesday, Oct 1st at 6pm @ St Philip Neri Church on SE 16th & Division.

Due to limited seats please inform Muz Afzal if you are unable to make it to a program that you have signed up for. Please contact Muz Afzal for further inquiries. Neighborhood Associations are welcome to become sponsors by helping with logistics, hosting, space or promotion of the series. Click here for RSVP and more information about each of the workshops.   Follow this event on Facebook.

*Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) will be hosting Workshop #3 on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206). 

Renters Rights Workshop / Taller de derechos de inquilinos

(Desplácese hacia abajo para español.)

Join us for a free Renters Rights Workshop on October 8th, 6:30-8:30PM at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206).  Learn what your rights are as a tenant and the obligations of your landlord.  Childcare, food, and Spanish translation provided!  FREE tickets available on EventBrite.  This event made possible by a partnership between Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Coalition, and Community Alliance of Tenants.

This event is ADA accessible with easy transit from the Line 71.

Únase a nosotros para un Taller gratuito sobre los derechos de los inquilinos el 8 de octubre, 6:30-8:30PM en Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206). Conozca cuáles son sus derechos como inquilino y las obligaciones de su arrendador. ¡Se ofrece cuidado de niños, comida y traducción al español! Entradas GRATUITAS disponibles en EventBrite. Este evento fue posible gracias a una asociación entre la asociación vecina de Brentwood-Darlington, la Coalición Vecinal del Sureste y la Alianza Comunitaria de Inquilinos.

Este evento es accesible a la ADA con fácil tránsito desde la Línea 71.

SE Uplift’s 1st annual Cultural Exchange: A Multicultural Day Market

From SE Uplift: 
You are invited to attend SE Uplift’s 1st annual Cultural Exchange: A Multicultural Day Market on Sat, Aug 17th from 12-6pm. SE Uplift along with our partners Northeast Coalition of Neighbors and the East Portland Community Office are neighborhood coalitions located in SE Portland, NE Portland, and East Portland. We work at a grassroots level to create meaningful connections among neighbors to work together toward positive and inclusive civic engagement. It is completely FREE to attend and we are very excited to work on a new event that brings the coalitions together in an effort to support a variety of business owned and operated by People of Color. Click here for more info.

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Office of Community and Civic Life Code Change Survey

There is now a survey to provide feedback on the draft-in-progress for the rewrite of City Code 3.96 directed by City Council last July regarding Office of Civic and Community Life. Please take the survey and share widely with your networks.  After May 23 an official draft will be published for additional feedback.  Take the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J7NF2CP