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5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR, 97215
United States

(503)719-6779

Confluence Environmental Center

Members

2018-19 AmeriCorps Members

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Tiffany Barber

Habitat Restoration Educator

Columbia Slough Watershed Council

Lead High School youth mentors and elementary students through a habitat restoration program where projects focus on classroom lesson support, restoration site surveys and event preparation.

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Raina Brot-Goldberg

Community Engagement Specialist

Verde

Increase communication within Living Cully community. Create website content, social media updates, e-newsletters, outreach and volunteer recruitment, and support community meetings and events.

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Grace Graham

Event and Outreach Specialist

Columbia Slough Watershed Council & Nadaka Nature Park

Facilitate event logistics, conduct outreach and engage volunteers in flat-water paddle events. Provide multi-lingual information, promote inclusivity, and engage community to improve park safety.

 

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Jack Halsey

Outreach + Riparian Specialist

Johnson Creek Watershed Council

Plan and implement restoration projects, community science programs, volunteer events, and environmental education for watershed residents from underserved communities.

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Ashley Lopez

Tree Equity Coordinator

City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services

Plan and develop urban forest and sustainable stormwater capacity in low-canopy, low-income communities and communities of color in Portland.

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Nanda Ramos

Community Engagement Coordinator

The Nature Conservancy

Engage and activate more Oregonians in conservation work: help design, build and implement urban engagement programs, including restoration and outreach programs targeted to an urban audience.

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Dana Schot

Wildlife Conservation Educator

Us Fish & Wildlife Services + Oregon Zoo

Provide conservation education at the Oregon Zoo focused on reaching under-served populations. Develop educational kits and activities and conduct outreach to build partnerships within the community.

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Jennifer Stein

Community Outreach Specialist

Forth Mobility

Interact with employer organizations, municipalities, community partners, and the public to help promote the use of electric vehicle and EV charging infrastructure.

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Katrina Terp

Water Resources Technician

Clean Water Services

Educate community members about watershed health, and promote stewardship in stream and wetland restoration projects. Conduct targeted outreach to engage more underserved and diverse neighborhoods.

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Kearstin Williams

Community Engagement Coordinator

The Nature Conservancy

Engage and activate more Oregonians in conservation work: help design, build and implement urban engagement programs, including restoration and outreach programs targeted to an urban audience.

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Kelly Yearick

Community Engagement Specialist

Forth Mobility Fund

Interact with employer organizations, municipalities, community partners, and the public to help promote the use of electric vehicle and EV charging infrastructure.

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Venus Barnes

Learning Garden Coordinator

Portland Community College, Sylvania

Establish systems that supply fresh produce to low-income students experiencing food insecurity and provide education in the Learning Garden on organic food production, planting and sustainability.

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Kiersten Gilbert

Environmental Outreach Specialist

Reynolds Learning Academy

Expand environmental education opportunities for students from low income and diverse ethnic backgrounds. Develop bilingual materials and lesson plans to meet the needs of second language learners.

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Laura Gumpert

Community Development Coordinator

Trash for PeaceEducate youth and community about sustainability through hands-on learning. Help to implement, improve, and expand Education Program that serves to economically and socially empower participants.

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Robert Jimenez-Sutton

Waste Reduction Specialist

Clackamas County, Resource Conservation

Provide recycling/ waste reduction education in multifamily communities, through relationship building, food waste prevention education and developing inclusive resources to underserved communities.

 

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Kristen Purdy

Community Outreach Specialist

City of Gresham, Dept of Environmental Services

Encourage recycling with property managers and multifamily communities by providing direct education via door-to-door outreach and tabling events. Support schools to become Oregon Green Schools.

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Alex Rhodes

Diverse Engagement Coordinator

The Blueprint Foundation

Identify job opportunities to assist Black students in securing internships prior to graduation and create a mentoring program that connects students to Black professionals in various careers.

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Molly Shea

Education Coordinator

National Wildlife Federation + Association of NW Steelheaders

Promote environmental justice by engaging communities, schools, and partners in opportunities that help develop stewardship, increase access to outdoors and restores/protects wildlife habitat. 

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Rachel Tarbet

Stormwater Outreach Coordinator

City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services

Recruit and train community volunteers in Green Street plantings and stewardship for maximum environmental benefits in low-income, racially diverse communities.

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Emily Vincent

Diverse Outreach Coordinator

SOLVE

Conduct outreach, volunteer leadership trainings and build community relationships with underserved communities to encourage and increase participation in environmental volunteer projects.

 

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Joanna Xing

Environmental Justice Educator

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

Identify and engage underserved students in environmental justice education programs. Support academically-focused Sustainable Agriculture coursework and classes on garden/farm education.

AmeriCorps Alumni

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