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.
What does a resilient community look like? Living Cully has been re-asking this question in the wake of the five-alarm scrapyard fire that affected our neighborhood in March. We turned to Annette Pronk, a Cully neighbor who has taken Neighborhood Emergency Team training, to seek her experience in building community and preparing for disaster. “Community … Read More >