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.
The Cully Housing Action Team (CHAT!) organized 129 volunteers to knock on doors and do outreach at community events in order to help pass Portland’s first-ever affordable housing bond, measure 26-179. Between July and election day in November, CHAT organized 7 canvasses and 9 outreach events. We knocked on over 1300 doors in Cully! The … Read More >