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.
Volunteers and folks from Living Cully, St. Charles Church, St Vincent De Paul and Habitat for Humanity came out and helped residents with some spring cleaning. Jobs included deconstructing mobile homes and unsafe or unnecessary structures, helping residents clean out their homes and space as well as yard work. We filled up dumpsters of debris … Read More >