Getting to 2100

 

Getting to 2100

Changemaking Archive

10 July 2017

Legislatures are tough places that always seem to wrestle with too little money for too many needs and Oregon is no exception. The final budget bill passed last week included $24 million for this fund. So, did we win for Oregon’s kids or not? Did we really get Outdoor School for All as supported by the voters? …

9 May 2017
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20 January 2017

A conservation election win in Oregon brings hope for the future…

15 June 2016

Oregon has a long history of turning kids on to to their world through taking them for a week of hands-on science education, in the woods, while they are in 5th or 6th grade. Yeah, sure, they learn about soil and water, trees and animals but… they also learn a heck of lot about themselves. […]

27 April 2015

Rex jacket-2 The Activist’s Toolkit is about getting things done: what does it take to jump into action.

6 August 2014

IMG_2456In the debates over extending transit systems such as light rail and bus rapid transit lines you will hear repeated over and over again how Americans just don’t use transit. They love their cars. They want freedom and convenience that transit can’t provide.

On the other side, transit advocates speak about how transit use reduces pollution and congestion.

13 May 2014

Portland’s citywide commute share for bikes is above 6%, putting it in the top rank of cycling cities in the US.

In new information released by the US Census, the impact of good quality (and quantity) of bicycle facilities on commute choice shows up with some census tracts with over 20% of commuters using bicycles… See the map

4 March 2014
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Getting people to help out on a project, to support a bill in the legislature or to join an organization requires good communication. How does your communication add up? Can you make a “killer” pitch for your idea?