From Hope to Change: Transforming Our Region

DATE: Wednesday, May 20, 2009
TIME: 8:30 am – 4 pm
LOCATION: Portland State University
Smith Center Ballroom
1825 SW Broadway, 3rd Floor
Portland, Oregon

Full details about the 2009 Regional Livability Summit can be found at:

*Get Inspired — Hear from Keynote Julian Agyeman *
From London to Australia to the US, Julian has been a government advisor, academic, and activist. Currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, Agyeman adeptly navigates the intersection of environment and society, expanding our thinking about the possibilities for a just sustainability.

*Gather Intelligence and contribute ideas*
Green jobs, transportation equity, climate justice, sustainability and equity in black churches, education equity, and much, much more – Over a dozen breakout sessions with cover some of the region’s hottest topics and provide a venue for diverse interests to come together. Break out descriptions can be found at

*Summit** Equity Action Days May 21st — May 30th*
Take the next step forward for regional equity and spend some time bridging our divides, strengthening our communities, and building a more equitable region. Participate in one-day service or advocacy projects hosted by CLF member and partner organizations, and help begin to fulfill the vision of a region where opportunity and prosperity are shared by all. *For more information *and to register for projects, visit: or call (503) 294-2889 and ask for Jane.