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Portland Plan Fairs: It was all happening at the Oregon Zoo - March 7, 2011
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DancersThe Oregon Zoo was the site of the second Portland Plan Fair on Sunday, March 6. A family-friendly event, the fair featured exotic animals, including an armadillo, a python, a baby owl and a vulture, as well as a young yo-yo champion and other artists from Colored Pencils Art and Culture. Portland Community Media was on hand to capture the event on video, which we'll be posting on this website soon.

 

The combination of family-friendly activities and the Portland Plan strategies and Equity Initiative emphasized the importance of getting all ages involved in the creation of the plan, which will guide the community's decisions and investments as the city grows and changes over the next 25 years.

 

The Portland Plan is addressing Portlanders' key concerns and issues expressed over the past few years, such as jobs, education, health, housing, transportation and equity. Feedback on the strategies and the Equity Initiative are crucial to ensuring that the plan reflects all of Portland, not just a few. Please see the links below to learn more about them and take survey to tell us what you think.

 

Two more fairs are scheduled, including a Spanish-language-friendly event on Thursday evening and a Saturday fair for those who prefer to participate on the weekends.

The next Portland Plan Fair is tonight, Thursday, March 10 from 6:30-9PM at De La Salle North Catholic High School

7528 N Fenwick Avenue

TriMet #4, #6, #75; MAX Yellow

En Español, también!

Map

 

At this Portland Plan fair, bilingual staff and Spanish interpreters will be on hand to assist the Hispanic community. And radio station KYRP will be making a station appearance from 6 - 8 p.m. In addition, Colored Pencils Art and Culture artists will again perform throughout the evening. Free food and childcare will be provided, along with raffle prizes and a chance to talk with Mayor Sam Adams.

 

Breakout sessions for each strategy and the Equity Initiative are listed below.

Breakout Session Schedule
Breakout SessionS Time Room

Equity Principle and Initiative

Small group activity, Presentation, Group Discussion

Session A: 7:05 PM - 7:50 PM

Session B: 8:15 PM - 8:00 PM

101

Economic Prosperity and Affordability Strategy

Presentation and facilitated discussion

7:05 PM - 7:50 PM

102

Education Strategy

Presentation and facilitated discussion

8:15 PM - 9:00 PM

102

Healthy Connected Neighborhoods Strategy

Open House: Orientation Station, map your hubs and greenways exercise, community collage

Come and join anytime after 7 PM.

Brief presentations at 7:05 PM and 8:15 PM

106

Programa en Español

Orientación de la feria: 7:05 PM - encuentrenos en la bandera azul

Conversacíon – 7:30 p.m. – salon 103

Learn more about the strategies and initiative and then take the surveys and tell us what you think.
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