September 2019 Public Board Meeting Agenda

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ZUMBA Returns to Woodmere + Survey

ZUMBA is coming back to Woodmere Elementary School!!! Kristen is so excited to be back in her Community and Woodmere is more than excited to have her amazing energy back!! Please take the poll below to help choose a time on Wednesdays for this great class.  Enter your email address if you’d like to join the class or know more!

Project Community Care Day is August 24th!

Join Brentwood-Darlington schools Whitman Elementary School, Woodmere Elementary School, and Lane Middle School/ACCESS MS for Project Community Care Day! Saturday, August 24, 9AM-12PM! This is a family-friendly event with jobs at all levels of ability. Bring water, gloves, and tools, if you can. (Be sure to label your items for easy retrieval!)

Ride of Silence Recap

On July 23rd, 2019, dozens of cyclists participated in a Ride of Silence honoring Lance T. Hart.  Hart was struck and killed by a motorist while cycling on June 23rd, 2019 in Brentwood-Darlington, Portland, Oregon. To support Hart’s expenses, visit:

Neighbors gather at Flavel Park and listen to speakers prior to the Ride of Silence honoring Lance T. Hart. Photo Credit: Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association

Cyclists placed bouquets on a ghost bike memorial for Hart at the intersection of SE 78th Ave and SE Flavel Street.

Prior to the ride there were several speakers, including Tom Meyers, Hart’s roommate, and Darla Sturdy of Families for Safe Streets, as well as representatives from Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, SouthEast in Active Motion, and BikeLoudPDX.

One of many signs decorating bikes at the Ride of Silence honoring Lance T. Hart. Photo Credit:

The Ride, hosted by BikeLoudPDX, Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, and SouthEast in Active Motion, began at Flavel Park and ended at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center.

Neighbors gather at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center after the Ride of Silence honoring Lance T. Hart. Photo Credit: Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association

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Laurelwood Center Opening Celebration August 12th!

The Foster Shelter — now known as the Laurelwood Center — is opening its doors next week! Join Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson, Mayor Ted Wheeler, and Transition Projects, Inc. in touring the shelter, learning more about the program and volunteering to support the participants!

Event Details: 

  • When: Monday, August 12, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Where: Laurelwood Center, 6144 SE Foster Road

Laurelwood will serve those who identify as female and couples, with priority access for people 55 and over, those with disabilities, and veterans.


Contact Commissioner Vega Pederson:

Phone: 503.988.5217
Address: 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 600, Portland, Oregon 97214

Agenda for BDNA Land Use and Transportation Meeting – August 14th, 2019

The Land Use and Transportation Committee of Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association will meet on Wednesday, August 14th, from 7:00-9:00PM.  Please see the agenda below or click here to download a PDF versionContact Stephenie Frederick, BDNA Land Use and Transportation Chair, with questions or future agenda requests.

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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