10/22: Turn Brown into Green w/ Brownfields Development


NECN’s Community Economic Development Council (CEDC) cordially invites you to…

Turn Brown into Green: Brownfields Development
presentation and discussion featuring State Rep. Lew Frederick
Tuesday, October 22, 6:30-9:00
Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, 4815 NE 7th Ave

Entrance at corner of 7th and Wygant Street, Bus lines 6 and 72

This is an event for non-profits, churches and small businesses that are interested in purchasing brownfields (potentially contaminated land) at very low cost and re-developing them into community gardens, meeting spaces, art venues, commercial spaces, low-income housing and more. Panelists will provide information about funding opportunities and examples of successful projects.

– State Representative Lew Frederick, District 43
– Tyler Bump, City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS)
– Jenn Bildersee, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES)
– Cassie Cohen, Groundwork Portland
– Stephen Green, Portland Development Commission

RSVP’s are requested but not required to: info@necoalition.org or 503-388-5004

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