Rosewood Initiative, 16126 SE Stark St
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 5:30-6:30pm
There's no place to park your bike at the grocery store. - Your kid can't bike to school because of one dangerous road crossing. - Your neighborhood association is fighting a bike-friendly project. The problem is clear. The solution might even be obvious to you but how do you get others on board? How do you get the problem solved? The Bicycle Transportation Alliance has been advocating for better safer streets since 1990. In this free one-hour clinic, a BTA advocate will share some of the lessons we've learned about how to get your voice heard -- how to get your community's problems solved. Topics covered include messaging, defining success, power mapping, identifying allies, and pressure vs. persuasion. This month’s Advocacy Clinic will be presented by Elizabeth Quiroz, BTA’s Advocate focused on East County. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Quiroz, Elizabeth@btaoregon.org RSVP here- http://bta.nonprofitsoapbox.com/component/events/event/85 Join the FB event here- https://www.facebook.com/events/456771127860381/
Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 1-2pm
One hour ride through neighborhood and back! We will have bikes and helmets to borrow for those who need them.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 10am-2pm
Join us for a FREE family friendly bike fair at the Rosewood Initiative Saturday, March 28th from 10:00AM- 2:00PM (16126 SE Stark St Portland, OR 97233) Maps and route planning FREE Basic Bike Repair Bike Rodeo Activities Learn to Fix a Flat as a Family. We will also have a community ride at 1PM. Bike and helmets available to borrow for community ride. For more information, please contact Elizabeth@btaoregon.org
Friday, March 27, 2015 from 2-5pm
BTA Advocate, Elizabeth Quiroz, will be hosting a Commuter Question & Answer session! Learn about bike commuting, route planning, rules of the road, etc. Topics covered include bike commuting, route planning and basics of riding in your neighborhood! Opportunity for Q&A – answers to questions from new or experienced riders.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 6-7pm
Date: Thursday, March 26th Time: 6:00-7:00pm Location: Rosewood Initiative16126 Southeast Stark Street, Portland - There's no place to park your bike at the grocery store. - Your kid can't bike to school because of one dangerous road crossing. - Your neighborhood association is fighting a bike-friendly project. The problem is clear. The solution might even be obvious to you but how do you get others on board? How do you get the problem solved? The Bicycle Transportation Alliance has been advocating for better safer streets since 1990. In this free one-hour clinic, a BTA advocate will share some of the lessons we've learned about how to get your voice heard -- how to get your community's problems solved. Topics covered include messaging, defining success, power mapping, identifying allies, and pressure vs. persuasion. This month’s Advocacy Clinic will be presented by Carl Larson, BTA's Engagement Manager. Questions? Contact Carl Larson, firstname.lastname@example.org Transit Options: 20, MAX Blue Line RSVP here-http://bta.nonprofitsoapbox.com/march2015-advocacy-clinic Join the Facebook event here- https://www.facebook.com/events/1596841770531031/?context=create&previousaction=create&ref=1&source=77
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 4-6pm
Rosewood’s bike repair shop grand opening! The Bike Repair Workshop will kick start the Rosewood Initiatives bike repair shop and will be led by Rosewood Staff Matt Martin. This is a great opportunity to bring in your bike and learn how to fix a flat, learn basic bike repair and learn parts of a bike. Bring your bike and learn how to do basic repairs. If you have any questions, please contact Matt Martin at Martin@rosewoodbikes.org
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 3:30-4:30pm
This is a FREE Bike Safety Workshop! Come to the Rosewood Initiative community center to learn how to get around by bike safety! We'll cover the following: -Rules of the road -Helmet fitting -Hand signals -Bike commuting skills Our bike safety workshop is a great opportunity for youth to come learn about rules of the road, hand signals and how to properly fit a helmet. The Bike Safety Workshop will be presented by the BTA’s bike advocate Elizabeth Quiroz. If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth at Elizabeth@btaoregon.org
Monday, March 23, 2015 from 2-5pm
Bike Talk will kick start our bike week at the Rosewood Initiative. The BTA and the Rosewood Initiative will be engaging with the community by providing a resource table with bike maps, educational materials and bike registration. Anyone can stop by between 2-5pm and receive these free materials and have an opportunity to speak to our bike advocate, Elizabeth Quiroz. We will also be surveying people and talking with people about biking in their community.
Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 1-4pm
BTA and Rosewood Initiative will be hosting a "learn basic bike repair" bike maintenance orientation. -Learn how to fix a flat -Parts of bike -Brakes -Derailleurs -Commuter skills and rules of the road presented by BTA What you will need! your bike Wear clothes that can get dirty Contact Matt Martin email@example.com for basic info and questions about the bike repair portion of this workshop. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org; 971-231-5686 if you have any other questions.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 7pm through Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 4pm
7pm through Saturday, December 13 at 4pm
Join Know Your City, Portland African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) and artist and Project Coordinator Sharita Towne for the public premiere of short films made by local youth of color that address the topic of gentrification and changing neighborhoods in Portland. In addition to the student films, there will be work screened by other artists from Portland addressing similar themes, as well as an art show of photographs by youth from Self Enhancement, Inc., clothes by local designers, and appearances by local musicians and guest speakers. In the past decade, Portland’s communities of color have experienced a dramatic demographic shift from neighborhoods in inner northeast Portland to locations in East Portland and Gresham. This change has had negative effects, as businesses and cultural organizations have relocated, and families and neighbors have been displaced because of increased property costs and urban redevelopment. De-Gentrifying Portland is an opportunity for youth to talk about their experiences and how gentrification has affected them. Over the course of 2 nights we will see work from the following participating youth media makers: Hayley Bauske Savanna Carter Mia Charnelle Baqi Coles Llondyn Elliot Diamond Ferguson Sam Graves Jonny Sanders Meghan Skinner Donovan Smith Other artists whose work will be featured include: B-Media Collective BLVCK QUEEN (Mia Charnelle) Jodi Darby Alli DeMonico Chris Fuzzell Keyon Gaskin Zachary Gough Noah Gurevich HANiF Mikayla Hutchinson Grace Hwang Ignorant/Reflections (Donovan Smith) Sidony O'Neal Julie Perini The Resistance Alex Riedlinger Sharita Towne Spreading Rumours Patricia Vazquez The program will be screened two times: December 10th, 7pm-9pm at The Rosewood Initiative (16126 SE Stark), a nonprofit organization located in East Portland’s diverse Rosewood neighborhood. December 13th, 2pm-4pm at Sons of Haiti Lodge (3503 N. Mississippi), the last remaining African American-owned business on Mississippi Avenue. This program is made possible by grants from Regional Arts & Culture Council and Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods. http://www.facebook.com/events/1559524194259497/