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Portland City Repair Village Building Convergence

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Portland City Repair Village Building Convergence

Time: May 24, 2013 to June 2, 2013
Location: neighbourhoods
City/Town: Portland, Oregon
Website or Map: http://cityrepair.org/
Event Neighbourhood and Type: portland neighbourhoods
Organized By: Portland City Repair
Latest Activity: May 16, 2013

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City Repair began in Portland, Oregon with the idea that localization - of culture, of economy, of decision-making - is a necessary foundation of sustainability. By reclaiming urban spaces to create community-oriented places, we plant the seeds for greater neighborhood communication, empower our communities and nurture our local culture.

Our projects include the annual Village Building Convergence, where people gather at neighborhood sites throughout Portland to engage in intersection repair, natural building, and other forms of placemaking. We also host Earth Day.

Throughout the year we educate the community with workshops on all forms of sustainability and offer the invaluable placemaking guidebook and one-on-one consulting for those who want to repair their own neighborhood. If you are interested in helping our efforts please visit our volunteer page.

As an almost entirely volunteer-driven nonprofit organization, we rely solely on the support of our community. Please consider donating to help ensure our vision becomes a reality.

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