82nd Ave Coalition – The Latest

The Latest – September 28, 2022 This week the 82nd Ave Coalition teamed up with Multnomah County Commissioner Vega Pederson, State Representative Pham, Metro Councilor Hwang, and Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) staff for a walk along 82nd from Foster to Bybee, over to Glenwood Park, and back. It was an opportunity to discuss some …

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Group gathering at Montavilla Community Center

82nd Ave Coalition Gathering

On July 13th, Oregon Walks and its core partners–Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO), Unite Oregon, and Verde–hosted the first 82nd Ave Coalition meeting since the official transfer of 82nd Ave from the State of Oregon to the City of Portland. The group of 30 people shared stories of their experiences on/around 82nd Ave, …

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Afro-Ecology Walking Series

In 2018, Portland Black community members across the diaspora (Immigrant, Afro-Indigenous, ADOS) came together to develop a framework that bridges the gap between our community and mainstream environmental justice efforts. This walking series will highlight important aspects of what became the Afro-Ecology Framework, including community, spirituality, and justice while connecting us back to our spaces …

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Steptember 2021

Steptember is back! Our fall classic is a month of walking fun. Our calendar is live and you can start posting you walks here. What is Steptember? Steptember was created to help people find new places to walk and people to enjoy walking with. It’s a great opportunity to explore new neighborhoods, connect with friends, …

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Recap: 2021 Oregon Walkstars

Thank you all who joined us for a wonderful evening of storytelling. We were honored to be able to capture and share the stories of three local walking stories. This was a great opportunity to connect and highlight some local individuals on their walking stories. If you were not able to join us you can …

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Safe 82nd Ave

UPDATE 6/29/21 When our community comes together we can achieve great things! On June 24 state leaders announced $80 million in funding for 82nd ave. This funding in addition to the $70 million pledged from ODOT and $35 million from PBOT will bring together $185 million for upgraded signals, lighting, ADA ramps, pavement, and other …

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