Community Members Share Feedback on Community Energy Plan

Infographic by Tay Stone. We are so grateful to the community members who joined us on Wednesday, November 28th to share their opinions on a draft of the Living Cully Community Energy Plan (LCCEP). The LCCEP is a blueprint for how Living Cully can address community needs through energy projects. Our focus group participants shared … Read More >

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Verde, OMSI teach active transportation curriculum to Scott Elementary School

Nestor Campos and Raquel Stewart have been teaching the Promoting Active Transportation and Health (PATH) curriculum for two years under the Metro Nature in Neighborhoods Grant. Teaching in the 5th grade classrooms at Scott K-8 School offers an exciting opportunity to expand the impact of the program. Taught over the course of six, the PATH … Read More >

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Share Your Feedback on the Living Cully Community Energy Plan

Come shape the future of energy education in the Cully neighborhood! The Living Cully staff invites community members to join us for a second focus group to share feedback on a draft of the Living Cully Community Energy Plan (LCCEP), Wednesday, November 28th from 5:30-7:30 pm. The LCCEP is a blueprint for how Living Cully … Read More >

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Volunteers Brave Rain to Turn Future Habitat Build Site into Positive Space

Thanks to the volunteers who made it out to the Lowes Volunteer Day at the Simpson Street Property, a future Habitat For Humanity Portland/East Metro build site. Lowes employees worked with volunteers in the morning to install a fence along the backside of the property. The Cully Walking Group scheduled their bi-weekly neighborhood clean-up to coincide … Read More >

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Habitat, Community transform Simpson Street Property into Positive Space

Join Habitat for Humanity Portland East Metro on Wednesday, November 8th from 8:30-3:30 to help turn the future home site at 6360 Northeast Simpson Street into a positive community space. Habitat purchased the Simpson Street property summer of 2016, however due to other construction priorities, Habitat will not start building on the property for another … Read More >

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Hacienda Seeks Community Input on the Living Cully Plaza Development Project

We were so grateful to the community leaders who joined us last Friday, Oct. 6th to provide feedback on an early design for the Living Cully Plaza Development project. Hacienda CDC, one of the Living Cully Partners, recently purchased Living Cully Plaza with plans to build a new mixed-use development starting in Spring 2019. The … Read More >

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We Did It! Thanks for Supporting the “Let Us Build Cully Park” Crowdfunding Campaign!

We are so grateful to the community members who helped us raise $76,785 for Cully Park, surpassing our early fall crowdfunding campaign goal of $75,000. Cully Park construction is on track to complete phase one later this fall. We will then allow time for plantings to establish roots, and open the park to the public … Read More >

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Community Spotlight: Velia Mendoza and the Neighborhood Walking Group

Velia Mendoza has lived in Cully since 2014, and ever since moving here she has been an active leader in the community. She participates in ABC (Andando en Biciletas en Cully/Riding Bikes in Cully), volunteers at Rigler Elementary School where her daughter goes to school, and currently leads the neighborhood-walking group with her friends Guadalupe … Read More >

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Living Cully Community Energy Plan Update

Prepared by Dat Huynh Since 2016, it is recognized that high utility bills are burdens for low-income families, especially during the winter time in the Cully neighborhood. A recent study was done by Portland State University and the Energy Trust of Oregon presents that a household’s energy costs per square foot are likely increased with … Read More >

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