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It’s About Accessibility

For the past 25 years, Pat Benton has lived with muscular dystrophy, making it difficult to get comfortable, get in and out of the bath tub, or even walk through her front door. A longtime renter in North Portland, Pat has worked with Community Energy Project to make life a little easier in her small 3 bedroom home. Muscular dystrophy can be exceptionally painful

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Become a Volunteer Workshop Leader!

Back for its second year, Community Energy Project invites you to become a Volunteer Workshop Leader (VWL) and help teach workshops on Weatherization and/or Lead Poisoning Prevention. We will be hosting a 5-week training course in which participants will learn about adult education practices, public speaking, working with interpreters, and workshop content. VWL’s make it possible to bring in a diverse array of presenting

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Best of Luck, Ryan!

Ryan Barker, our residential Lead Poisoning Prevention Guru, has accepted an incredible opportunity to work with Oregon Health Authority’s lead poisoning prevention program. In Ryan’s time here he taught over 100 workshops on lead poisoning prevention and DIY Weatherization, helped to create specialty training for different groups and volunteer workshop leaders, and worked one-on-one with many concerned families. Ryan’s strong work ethic and propensity

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