Apr 14, 2009 0
The push for Green Jobs in Portland continues this weekend.
From Lacey Riddle
Focus Oregon/ Northwest Coordinator:
Focus the Nation: Seizing the Opportunities of the New Energy Economy; Portland State University- Hoffmann Hall, 1833 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR
April 17th- 6-9 p.m.
Focus the Nation will hold our local kick-off town hall (1 day before the rest of the country launches about 170 other town halls). Congressman Earl Bluemanuer, Rep. Jules Bailey, Rep. Ben Cannon, Mayor Sam Adams, Commissioner Jeff Cogen will be in attendance for this town hall to discuss the city and state’s role in the transition to the new energy economy.
Mayor Adams will be unveiling the City of Portland & Multnomah County’s Climate Action Plan at this event, and will open it up for the first time to public comment at the Focus the Nation town hall! This will be a great time to bring YOUR input to the table and to make sure YOUR values are captured by this action plan!
Check out http://focusthenation.org/nation/oregon/oregon-district-1 for more information. Please send all questions regarding the event to Lacey Riddle at firstname.lastname@example.org.