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Sharing Power: Tools for Transforming Community

  • Carvlin Hall 2408 Southeast 16th Avenue Portland, OR, 97214 United States (map)

Sharing Power: Tools for Transforming Community

Tom Llewellyn from Shareable will help us host a dynamic evening looking at the commons-based vision for Cities, building upon Shareable’s years of experience covering the ecosystem and the 137 model policies and case studies from 80 cities in 35 countries curated for their new book, "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons."

Lenny Dee will present on The Portland Clean Energy Fund and the initiative to pass it. It is a story about us creating our own clean energy future, where new renewable energy and energy efficiency investments improve our homes, improve our city’s environment, train our workers, and support our businesses.

Sara Wolk will share a inspiring initiative to bring us more fair and representative elections. STAR Voting lets voters show their full, honest opinions using a 5 star rating ballot. Finally, elections that don't play favorites, where everyone has a voice, and where we can hold our candidates accountable! This is Portland's chance to be the model the rest of the country has been waiting for. 

While originally included in this evening's lineup, we've decided that it would be best to offer events with Mic Crenshaw and Quincy Davis in the near future where their message and their music will be the primary event. This night is now being offered by donation at the door.