The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning

Climate Justice Community Organizer. Portland, OR

Climate Justice Community Organizer. Portland, OR

The Climate Justice Community Organizer develops and leads the Energy and Climate program’s efforts to provide education to community and work alongside community to shape policy and forward solutions that are designed by them. The position works closely with the Energy and Climate Policy Coordinator, the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Verde’s outreach team to identify the community’s energy and climate priorities, develop strategies for implementation and support their success. The organizer will develop and coordinate community participation in the program’s three strategic areas (community-based energy development, policy and advocacy, and community organizing), as well as explore collaborative opportunities among Verde’s other outreach activities. Current projects include community engagement in the implementation of the Living Cully Community Energy Plan, support of Verde’s energy and climate advocacy, and political education on existing community-supported priorities such as the Portland Clean Energy Fund and air quality in the Cully neighborhood.

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