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Community-Based Sustainability Solutions: What is the Recipe for Success?
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 6:30pm


Join us for the fifth in a visionary series of free seminars from the Institute for Sustainable Solutions.

May4.jpgCommunity-Based Sustainability Solutions: What is the Recipe for Success?
Susan Anderson, Director, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, City of Portland's Former head of the City’s Office of Sustainable Development and the Energy Office.

MAY 4, 2011
5:00-6:30 p.m.

Portland State University, Shattuck Hall Annex, 1914 SW Park Avenue
Free and open to the public.


Portland has a remarkable history of long range planning and sustainable development. But not every effort has been a success. How come some of the greenest ideas to promote renewable energy, recycling or habitat protection fail, while other efforts thrive? Susan Anderson has spent more than two decades learning how to develop and grow community-based sustainability programs in Portland and throughout the U.S. Come hear about a handful of these innovative, but practical, efforts and explore the building blocks of success.

For more information see or contact, 503-725-8556.