Steve Johnson, Urban Studies and Planning and University Studies adjunct faculty, made a presentation on the power of place for the Permaculture Design course at the Mother Earth School, Portland, August.
Steve Johnson, Urban Studies and Planning and University Studies adjunct faculty, in June received grants totaling $8,000 from Okayama University to help Okayama city develop a sustainable and resilient community and from Sendai University to help with a digital storytelling project in the Tsunami devastated areas in Northern Japan. He will also work with Tokushima University and the city of Kamiyama to document the high technology program to reverse out-migration in rural Japan.
Steve Johnson, Urban Studies and Planning and University Studies adjunct faculty, was a William Stafford Fellow at Lewis and Clark College in July, producing a portrait of academic life in Portland during the 1950s.
Portland State University announced today it will work with three Portland communities to deploy students and faculty to make significant progress on sustainability goals through a multi-year partnership.
Refugee and Immigrant Solidarity is popular education workshop designed to inform community members on how they can become good allies in the struggle for immigrant and refugee rights. Kayse Jama, an original founder of CIO, was born into a nomad family in Somalia. He left when the civil war erupted, and finally found sanctuary in Portland. From 2005 to 2007, he trained immigrant and refugee community leaders in five Western states—Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah and Idaho—under a prestigious New Voices Fellowship at Western States Center.