Through its work in NE Portland’s Cully Neighborhood, Living Cully reinterprets sustainability as an anti-poverty strategy by concentrating environmental investments at the neighborhood scale and braiding those investments with traditional community development resources. The Living Cully partners are: Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, Hacienda Community Development Corporation (CDC), The Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) and Verde.
Verde, Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, Columbia Slough Watershed Council and Reynolds Learning Academy MYC are teaming up to install rain gardens at six Cully homes this spring. Rain gardens manage stormwater by diverting run-off to native plants that filter the water and prevent flooding. As part of Verde’s mission to build environmental wealth in … Read More >