Repair Your City: the 2018 Village Building Design Course
Jun
3
to Jun 6

Repair Your City: the 2018 Village Building Design Course

Join us for this exciting course catered to inspire both long term and newcomer village builders alike!

Based on the 20+ years of community-building experience with the City Repair Project under the guidance of ecological architect, Mark Lakeman, the course hones its successful approach to inspiring citizen-initiated community improvement and offers participants a condensed training on how to initiate both community projects and organize local Village Building Convergence events in your city.

This course will take place in four evenings during the internationally recognized Village Building Convergence (VBC) in Portland, Oregon (which runs June 1 - 10). During the day, participants will have dozens of hands-on community site projects to choose from to attend and gain direct experience. These include natural building, permaculture, and community art installations. Participants will also have the option of participating in more days and evenings of VBC before and/or after the course.

We will explore topics like:

Principles of Placemaking and the origins of the City Repair Project & the VBC

How ecological and social design considerations intersect to strengthen sense of place

Reclaiming the commons, and re-indigenizing our relationship to place

Recognizing public art, natural building and permaculture as effective community-building strategies

The Placemaking Process Template for successful community projects

Effecting poltical change at a local level

How City Repair's work can connect with allied organizations and movements, in Portland and beyond, in any place in the world.

Participants who complete the course will earn a 12-hour certificate of training in Urban Village Building Design from the City Repair Project.

Instructors on our Training & Consultation Team include:

Mark Lakeman, Founder of City Repair and Communitecture Architecture/Planning firm

Ridhi D'Cruz, City Repair Co-Director

Matt Bibeau, City Repair Events Director

Priti Shah, City Repair Operations Director

Marc Tobin, City Repair Co-Director

Kirk Rea, City Repair Volunteer Coordinator


Cost: $160 for 4 evening sessions (Sunday June 3 - Wednesday June 6, 5:30-9pm)

Cost includes 4 hearty vegetarian dinners. If you have specific food needs, check with us and we will do our best to accommodate (there will always be vegan and gluten-free options).

Additional Consulting Package: We are also offering 2-hour customized consultation sessions for individuals or groups taking our course for $140. Consultations for your project or organization will be scheduled with our Placemaking Team between Thursday June 8 and Sunday, June 11.

If a group selects this, only one additional consulting package is needed for the group to attend, as long as the group is associated with the same project/initiative.

Hosted by Village Building Convergence - Portlandand The City Repair Project

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Garage Sale!
May
6
11:00 AM11:00

Garage Sale!

  • 1421 Southeast Division Street Portland, OR, 97202 United States (map)
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Come to the City Repair HQ for a spring yard sale! There will be your usual garage sale finds (clothes, records, house goods), plants (sedum, herbs, veggie starts), and baked goods! 

All funds raised benefit the nonprofit! 

If you're interested in donating before the garage sale contact Kirk at kirk@cityrepair.org.

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Earth Day of Service with Three Sisters Nixtamal
Apr
22
11:00 AM11:00

Earth Day of Service with Three Sisters Nixtamal

Come join the City Repair Project as we support a SE organic tortilla production company transform their parking strips into habitat friendly and food producing green spaces! Restoration will include adding mulch, soil, then herbs, vegetables and flowers. This workparty prepares for future greening during the annual Village Building Convergence (#VBC18) early June. 

For 4/22 it is a rain-or-shine event, so dress for the weather. Snacks and tools provided. 

City Repair is a sustainability and placemaking non-profit that has helped communities in Portland to create over 600 projects mostly using public art, permaculture gardens, and earthen buildings over the past 20 years, mostly through an annual event called the Village Building Convergence. Learn more at www.cityrepair.org

Three Sisters Nixtamal makes organic corn masa using the thousands of years old, nutritionally-rich method of Nixtamalization--- whole organic dried corn, cooked with lime and ground in a stone mill. Our masa is the essential building block in making our tortillas and potosinas. You can also use it to make your own tortillas, sopes, hauraches or tamales. We source the highest quality local and organic ingredients--- corn grown in California, creamy goat cheese and queso fresco crafted in the Northwest, and vegetables from local farms. http://www.threesisterspdx.com/

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Apr
21
9:00 PM21:00

Earth Day Double Celebration at Jean's Farm and Winslow Food Forest!

  • 3707 Southeast Johnson Creek Boulevard Portland, OR, 97222 United States (map)
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Start the day at the 1st location (directions below):
9:00am - 12:00pm
Native Planting Party at Jean's Urban Forest Farm

We'll be installing native plants in the forested area of the farm, and a few fruit trees in the food forests edging the farm.
This planting is graciously funded by a grant through the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. See important access info below to get to the farm.

2nd stop:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sheet Mulching Party at Winslow Food Forest

We’ll be sheet mulching a section of the food forest and planting some herbs, vegetables and edible flowers. 

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Jean's Farm is located at 3707 SE Johnson Creek Blvd. The property is gated and usually locked during all hours. The lock combo is 5555, follow the trail down to the farm. Vehicles are required to park on SE 36th Ave (which is where Winslow Food Forest is located!) and walk to the 3707 street address. No vehicle access from the street address! Thanks!

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Design Week Open house!
Apr
20
4:00 PM16:00

Design Week Open house!

Come see a truly unique collaborative space where architects, artists, placemakers, activists, builders, permaculturists, and other really neat people work together every day to build a better Portland.

Learn about the teams on site:
Communitecture: your humble neighborhood leader in sustainable architecture. With our experience designing the Rebuilding Center, urban co-housing communities, the first permitted light straw clay and cob buildings in Portland, and custom ADU's, we advocate for beautiful, healthy places that bring people together in community.

City Repair: The non-profit that brings you the Village Building Convergence and Portland's iconic intersection paintings and consults on community design projects across North America.
Witch Hazel Designs and Education: Permaculture planning, landscape design, and teaching.

Planet Repair Institute: Demonstrating and teaching urban permaculture from their Sellwood home-base.


Placecraft Design & Build: Crafting healthy homes and nature places.

Outside the Frame: Changing the way homeless and marginalized are seen through film.

Open Architecture Collaborative: Empowering local communities in need by facilitating design solutions with lasting benefit and a sustainable mindset.

Stop by to see our hand-drawn art and our budding permaculture landscape; enjoy healthy snacks and locally-brewed beverages.

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Farmers Market with Tea and a Seed n’ Plant Swap
Apr
18
1:00 PM13:00

Farmers Market with Tea and a Seed n’ Plant Swap

  • PCC Cascade Student Union Quad:  (map)
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Find City Repair at Portland Community College's Earth Week Farmers Market!  We’ll have a seed and plant swap, beekeepers, master gardeners, and offering help to teach how to tend tiny gardens in apartments or in other limited spaces.

Interested in volunteering with City Repair? This is a great chance to connect with our coordinators! 

We will be out with our T-Crab, a bicycle powered tea serving station with a large canopy offering protection from the elements as you sip on tea while getting cozy on pillows and rugs. Learn more about the ephemeral placemaking installation here: http://www.cityrepair.org/thorse-mobile/

Location:  PCC Cascade Student Union Quad: 5575 N Albina, Portland, OR

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SEED ~ The Untold Story screening/discussion with Director Taggart Siegel
Apr
18
12:45 PM12:45

SEED ~ The Untold Story screening/discussion with Director Taggart Siegel

  • Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building (MAHB) #104 (map)
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SEED the Change Campaign & SEED ~ The Untold Story screening/discussion with Director Taggart Siegel

This is a viewing of SEED: The Untold Story followed by a discussion with one of the directors of the film, Taggart Siegel, community organizer Ridhi D'Cruz from City Repair Project, and students, faculty, and Portland Community College master gardeners as we explore the SEED the Change Campaign and how we can help be a part of the solution and learn about Biodiversity Loss & Our Seeds. Seed Saving, Sharing, and Growing. The Corporate Consolidation of Seeds, Pesticide Issues & Impacts, and more!

 

Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building (MAHB) #104
At North Killingsworth Street and North Albina Ave
Portland Community College, Cascade Campus
Campus map: https://www.pcc.edu/about/locations/cascade/

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DIY Workparty: Building with Trash!
Apr
15
11:00 AM11:00

DIY Workparty: Building with Trash!

  • 1421 Southeast Division Street Portland, OR, 97202 United States (map)
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Stop by this drop-in workparty as Open Architecture, City Repair, Village Coalition, and PDX ReStore are building prototype home furnishings out of used construction material that is hard to recycle. The material used range from odds-and-ends from home renovation projects (small dimensional lumber) to left over construction items when we build a village for houseless folk.

Tools and snacks provided. But feel free to bring a drill or circular saw! We'll be working mostly in a garage, so semi-cold. We have designs and build leaders, and any skill level welcome! 

For more info contact Kirk at 307-287-0005 or kirk@cityrepair.org

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Cultivating Financial Tilth: A Business & NPO Networking Event
Apr
14
4:00 PM16:00

Cultivating Financial Tilth: A Business & NPO Networking Event

Often, small grassroots organizations like ours struggle with charting financial plans that bridge our ethics with our survival and thriving.

This event is being envisioned as bridging the spheres of financial/business planning with PSU's Business scholars and any nonprofit/individual/business owner working in the community in a good way.

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DIY Workparty: Building with Trash!
Apr
8
11:00 AM11:00

DIY Workparty: Building with Trash!

  • 1421 Southeast Division Street Portland, OR, 97202 United States (map)
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Stop by this drop-in workparty as Open Architecture, City Repair, Village Coalition, and PDX ReStore are building prototype home furnishings out of used construction material that is hard to recycle. The material used range from odds-and-ends from home renovation projects (small dimensional lumber) to left over construction items when we build a village for houseless folk.

Tools and snacks provided. But feel free to bring a drill or circular saw! We'll be working mostly in a garage, so semi-cold. We have designs and build leaders, and any skill level welcome! 

For more info contact Kirk at 307-287-0005 or kirk@cityrepair.org

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First Friday Spring Seed Planting Open House
Apr
6
5:30 PM17:30

First Friday Spring Seed Planting Open House

Grab some friends and come on down to your Community Garage for our First Friday Spring Seed Planting Open House!

DIY options include: planting a seed for your garden and/or purchase and make a full seed tray, bee box or bird house. Limited supplies will be onhand; purchase an Eventbrite ticket to reserve your supplies today!

As always, we'll have beverages, snacks and low cost food options for you.

With your help, we've cleaned up and reimagined our 20,000 sq ft of space. With your participation and support, we'll continue to improve our shop spaces, equipment, public storage facility, skill building initiatives and grow our party times!

Get your old school on, and stop by one of Portland's hidden gems amongst the high rises and apartments. Take a tour of the facility's renovated sub-basement and see what we're growing, brewing, storing and available for you two levels below the street. 

See you there!

Hosted by Farm My Yard and 2 others

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Free Webinar on "The Village Building Movement with City Repair"
Mar
28
11:00 AM11:00

Free Webinar on "The Village Building Movement with City Repair"

  • 2185 Gravenstein Highway South Sebastopol, CA, 95472 United States (map)
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WEBINAR DESCRIPTION:

We are currently facing a time of great ecological, collective and personal potentiality for how we can inhabit this planet more respectfully. Many of us struggle with feeling isolated and disempowered as we struggle to metabolize our grief and find ways to contribute to the solution. We believe that the act of reclaiming public space and “commons culture” is a pivotal pathway to finding our “place” within the larger movement for positive change in this world.

You will hear from two long-time community organizers about The City Repair Project’s model of “village building” from its origin to present day applications in a wide variety of contexts. In this webinar, we hope to equip you with enough stories and tools for facilitating village building to creatively respond to the opportunities emerging in your community.

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR:

This free, interactive webinar is limited to 100 participants, so please register early! If all spaces are filled, you will still be able to watch a live broadcast of this event on the Transition US Facebook page. However, only those who have registered in advance will be able to participate in polls and ask questions of the speaker.

WEBINAR PRESENTERS:

Ridhi D'Cruz is one of three co-Executive Directors of City Repair. As an intercontinental cross-pollinator, sociocultural anthropologist, and permaculture educator who has been living in Portland since 2010, Ridhi participates, facilitates, and supports various initiatives in the areas of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Placemaking, Capacity Building, Houseless Advocacy, Native American Allyship, Cultural Sustainability, and Social Permaculture. She is also a passionate herbalist, urban wildcrafter, natural building and participatory technology enthusiast, animal lover, and urban permaculture homesteader. You can reach her at ridhi@cityrepair.org and cityrepair.org.

Sebastian Collet is a designer and community builder located in Sebastopol, California where he has hosted the Sebastopol Village Building Convergence. He has a background in Architectural design and Natural building and he served as the PlaceMaking coordinator for City Repair for a number of years when he lived in Portland, OR. Currently he lives on a multigenerational farm in California where he is focused on raising a family and building community. He is the executive director of the Village Builders in Sebastopol and V.P. of a specialty tension fabric design-build company called GuildWorks, Architecture of the Air.

Hosted by Transition US and The City Repair Project

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Pollinators & the Urban Garden: A Community Science Workshop
Mar
17
9:00 AM09:00

Pollinators & the Urban Garden: A Community Science Workshop

  • 1905 Northeast Going Street Portland, OR, 97211 United States (map)
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Having lots of different flowers in your yard not only looks good to the neighbors, but it’s also an important way to support pollinators. If you’ve been thinking about diversifying your urban garden or want to learn more about the wonderful, small world of pollinators and pollinator gardening!

~WHAT TO BRING~
Water bottle, gear for being outdoors, curiosity.

~FEATURING PRESENTATIONS BY~
*April Jamison (Garden Ecology)
*Sherrie Pelsma (Pollinator Parkways)
*Jess Taylor (Portland State University)

Hosted by Pollinator Parkways and The City Repair Project

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India's Permaculture Revolution presented by Andrew Millison
Mar
10
6:30 PM18:30

India's Permaculture Revolution presented by Andrew Millison

Andrew Millison, an Oregon-based permaculture instructor and founder of Oregon State University's on-line PDC, will take the audience on a virtual tour of developed permaculture sites across India. In his presentation, Andrew will share what he learned about India's permaculture revolution in a recent visit to the country in conjunction with the International Permaculture Convergence. Andrew will weave many pictures and stories into an account of the similarities and differences between the permaculture movement in the Global North and Global South.

This event is being offered through City Repair and its meet-up group, PDX Permaculture and is $10-20 sliding scale. Proceeds support the presenter and the Urban Permaculture Design Course of City Repair. RSVP here OR on the PDX Permaculture Meet-up site.

Hosted by The City Repair Project

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Designing with Nature: Natural Building & Permaculture
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

Designing with Nature: Natural Building & Permaculture

City Repair hosts weekly workshops to build community capacity for over 50 sites around Portland to install community art, permaculture gardens, natural buildings, and villages for houseless folk. For the evening when we share about permaculture and natural building technologies we are opening the workshop open to the general public as well. Guest speakers working in the field will share what their work looks like in the Northwest, with the goal to teach the basics and inspire us to grow our design dreams.

This event is a lead up to the 18th annual Village Building Convergence in June where barn-raising projects will happen around the city. Learn more at www.cityrepair.org. For folks attending not in the placemaking program we ask that you pay a sliding scale donation. Food is provided and children are welcome. Contact Ridhi and Kirk at info@cityrepair.org for more info.

Hosted by Global Homestead Community Garage and Shop People and The City Repair Project

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Garden Workparty: Avalon Sanctuary
Feb
25
2:00 PM14:00

Garden Workparty: Avalon Sanctuary

Join our Permaculture Team at a community garden at SE 19th and Division on the south side of the street, walk through a parking lot and arrive at the Avalon Sanctuary!

This is an open garden to community members to help take care of and reap the benefits of. As the City Repair HQ is five blocks away we are spending much time here. For this workparty we'll be moving around wood chips, clearing dead plants, propagating cuttings, and more!

Tools and direction provided. Dress for the weather - rain or shine! Light snacks provided. Contact crew leader Kirk at kirk@cityrepair.org or 307-287-0005 for more info.

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Jean's Farm Workparty!
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Jean's Farm Workparty!

Jean's Urban Farm is close to the heart of downtown Portland and just one mile east of Sellwood. The land is farmed by a local CSA, has an outdoor kitchen, a yurt classroom, farm animals and compost toilet facilities on a wooded site next to Johnson Creek. This location is easily accessible by foot, bike, bus or car, and does require a short walk down a moderately steep, dirt driveway. 

Volunteer stewards are needed to help maintain, develop, and protect this permaculture gem. No farming experience needed, tools and education provided. Additionally, we'll prepare plants for community sites being served by the Village Building Convergence 2018!

Site: 
3707 SE Johnson Creek Blvd. · Portland, OR
If traveling by vehicle, please park or get dropped off on SE 36th Ave and walk to the farm gate at #3707. THERE IS NO VEHICLE ACCESS TO THE FARM. Only foot traffic and bicycles (bring bikes down with you). Contact Kirk at kirk@cityrepair.org or 307-287-0005 for more info.

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NE Permaculture Workparty
Feb
4
11:00 AM11:00

NE Permaculture Workparty

Come join our Permaculture team in a rain-or-shine workparty!

Placemaking community OnGoing is hosting us, and the work will be to prep a garden nursery where we raise plants to share with other garden sites for the Village Building Convergence (#VBC18). OnGoing is a wonderful urban green spot with goats, chickens, and numerous permaculture designs.

Tools and gardening training provided! As is snacks and a light lunch.

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The Village Lives: 2018 Placemaking Launch!
Feb
1
6:00 PM18:00

The Village Lives: 2018 Placemaking Launch!

Join us for a launch party for our Placemaking Program! We are welcoming in 40 community sites to go through the process of community design to create installations such as intersection paintingspermaculture landscapesnatural buildings, and projects that supporting houseless folk to develop villages.

When: Thursday, Feb. 1st, 6 pm-8:30 pm
Where: Global Homestead Garage, 416 SE Oaks Street
Facebook Event Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/events/927798920705842/

This evening of placemaking storytelling and connection will be highlighted with a presentation by City Repair co-founder and continuing organizer (as well as architect for Communitetcure), Mark Lakeman. We will share why we do this work, the how, and where we are going.

Food will be served, come hungry!

Entry is free to participants for our current Placemaking Program. 
Sliding scale donation for all other attendees! Funds raised support the Placemaking Program. A few volunteers will be needed for set up. take down, and food serving, contact Kirk at volunteer@cityrepair.org

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Village Coalition Houseless Event
Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

Village Coalition Houseless Event

The BAC will be hosting the Village Coalition Community Houseless Workshop. The Village Coalition Speakers Bureau is a diverse group of currently and formerly houseless people dedicated to raising public awareness about the dynamics of human displacement around Portland’s streets, and creating platforms for houseless voices. 

They provide speakers and group facilitation with the goal of engaging, informing, and inspiring audiences toward compassionate community action. Topics will include some of the following:

Hearing the Houseless - An Interactive Listening Workshop
Pathways to & from Houselessness
Hand in Hand: Community Solutions for Houseless Neighbors
and Village Making 101.

Please join them for an evening of community engagement surrounding our houseless neighbors.

Hosted by BAC- Brooklyn Action Corps

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Crystal Bowl Sound Bath - A benefit for Jean's Farm with Shalom Mayberg
Jan
25
6:00 PM18:00

Crystal Bowl Sound Bath - A benefit for Jean's Farm with Shalom Mayberg

With the use of Quartz Crystal singing bowls, Native American drums, Tibetan and Indian bells, and a loving voice, Shalom creates a Soundscape where one can relax, naturally unwind, and enter a space where profound healing and growth takes place. This event will take place in the new Jean's Farm yurt. The warmth and atmosphere of a wood stove will make this a very special venue for this Sound Bath!

Advance tickets required, no sales at the door. Please visit the event ticketing page at: https://jeansfarmsound.eventbrite.com/?aff=Meetup

Price: $20.00 /per person

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You Can't Control Art: Race, Bias & Brain
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

You Can't Control Art: Race, Bias & Brain

Race, Bias & the Brain with Dr. Binyam Nardos (Behavioral Neuroscience, OHSU) & Teressa Raiford (Don’t Shoot Portland)

Find out about the neuroscience, art and advocacy surrounding race disputes in law enforcement.

WHERE: Velo Cult, 1969 NE 42nd Ave, Portland, OR 97213
WHEN: Wednesday, January 24, 6 – 8pm

TERESSA RAIFORD: The founder of Don’t Shoot Portland, Teressa creates and contributes to community art to engage people in seeking and achieving social justice. From Teressa: “Non Violent Direct Actions are engineered by tools we have inherited from our individual life experiences, and real influence from elders and history. Using education has been the key to our consistency and evolution of tactics. History, Art and Educations combined institutional access powers up our Artistic medium to engage community.” Enjoy the opportunity to create powerful collages that reflect and make visible all people who contribute to this place we call home.

DR. BINYAM NARDOS (OHSU): Unofficial reports by some media outlets and community outreach organizations that track and document police violence demonstrate that more than any other demographic group, young black males are at a particularly heightened risk for fatal police encounters.

There are many possible underlying causes for the reported violent interactions between police and black individuals. To shed light on the issue, one approach taken by psychologists and neuroscientists has been to investigate potential behavioral and intrinsic brain-based biases when perceiving black versus white faces. One notable study (B. Keith Payne, 2001) reports that brief presentation of black vs white faces as racial cues can actually “prime” a quicker response to weapons or items of danger. The same manipulation increases mis-identification of tools as weapons for black, relative to white, face cues. This occurs even if the face cue was flashed so quickly that the participant doesn’t even know it was there.

The above and similar findings point to race as an important construct that drives perception, which may, at least in part, drive the actions taken by law enforcement. Binyam’s research in Damien Fair’s Neuroimaging Lab in Behavioral Neuroscience at OHSU, which is funded by the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience asks an additional question. Are these types of relationships dependent, or even enhanced, based on the emotional state of the subject making quick decisions?

To investigate the effects of race and emotional context on face perception, our study used black and white faces as stimuli in a functional MRI task (emotional go/no-go task) designed to study impulse control in black and white young adults. Three emotional contexts were induced in participants: rewarding, threatening, or neutral contexts. Behaviorally, participants exhibited greater impulsive actions (more false alarms) to black faces, which was enhanced in threat contexts. This finding was paralleled in the brain. Brain patterns revealed increased functional MRI activity for black faces in threatening contexts, as opposed to few face differences in neutral and rewarding contexts. 

***Our results demonstrate the importance of emotional context as an important factor that influences race perception, and subsequent decision-making. Such findings should assist in ongoing efforts to increase awareness of race disparities in law enforcement and ultimately a reduction in preventable violent encounters.***

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Avalon Sanctuary Garden Workparty
Jan
21
11:00 AM11:00

Avalon Sanctuary Garden Workparty

Join the Permaculture Team at a community garden at SE 19th and Division on the south side of the street, walk through a parking lot and arrive at the Avalon Sanctuary!

This is an open garden to community members to help take care of and reap the benefits of. As the City Repair HQ is five blocks away we are spending much time here. For this workparty we'll be winterizing the garden, pruning fruit trees, and propagating cuttings.

Tools and direction provided. Dress for the weather - rain or shine! Light snacks provided. Contact crew leader Kirk at kirk@cityrepair.org or 307-287-0005 for more info.

Hosted by The City Repair Project

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Light Straw Clay Book Event Portland
Jan
18
7:00 PM19:00

Light Straw Clay Book Event Portland

Been curious about Light Straw Clay as a wall system? Been looking for ways to learn more about it? Natural builder and author Lydia Doleman will be giving a short and lively presentation on Light Straw Clay and selling (at a sliding scale) her new book Light Straw Clay Construction. Its one of a series put out by New Society Publishing on Natural Building and Sustainability and is the only ‘How-to’ book that covers a wide variety of wall framing systems. Come learn, laugh and pick up a copy (there will be a mini raffle for a free one!).

Hosted by Flying Hammer Productions

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Storytelling at Bison Coffeehouse
Jan
18
6:00 PM18:00

Storytelling at Bison Coffeehouse

Join Mercatus, NAYA, Oregon Native American Chamber, and the Cully Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative for a celebration of Native American entrepreneurship

Three local businesses will share their stories of challenge and success, community, and encouragement and empowerment. Feel their passion, connect through their experiences and enjoy an evening of inspiration. Network and enjoy as we kick off the Mercatus Storytelling Event. Be inspired to join the Mercatus community.

Hosted by Mercatus PDX and 3 others

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Final Placemaking Drop-in Session
Jan
11
6:00 PM18:00

Final Placemaking Drop-in Session

Placemaking Applications (Request for Proposals) are due Jan. 11th if you want City Repair's help to make an intersection painting, permaculture garden, natural building, or other community building installation! For more info and to apply, visit: http://www.cityrepair.org/become-a-placemaker/

This drop-in info session is for any last questions you would like to ask in person or if you need help filling out application. RSVP is not required, but encouraged. Contact Kirk at 307-287-0005 or volunteer@cityrepair.org. 

If this date does not work for you, there are 4 other drop in dates prior to the deadline and Coordinator Kirk can schedule appointments.

Live Updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/1889426407753310/

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Placemaking Info Drop-In Session
Jan
9
6:00 PM18:00

Placemaking Info Drop-In Session

Placemaking Applications (Request for Proposals) are due Jan. 11th if you want City Repair's help to make an intersection painting, permaculture garden, natural building, or other community building installation! For more info and to apply, visit: http://www.cityrepair.org/become-a-placemaker/

This drop-in info session is for any last questions you would like to ask in person or if you need help filling out application. RSVP is not required, but encouraged. Contact Kirk at 307-287-0005 or volunteer@cityrepair.org. 

If this date does not work for you, there are 4 other drop in dates prior to the deadline and Coordinator Kirk can schedule appointments.

Live Updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/163256470957630/

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Placemaking Info Drop-in Session
Jan
8
6:00 PM18:00

Placemaking Info Drop-in Session

Placemaking Applications (Request for Proposals) are due Jan. 11th if you want City Repair's help to make an intersection painting, permaculture garden, natural building, or other community building installation! For more info and to apply, visit: http://www.cityrepair.org/become-a-placemaker/

This drop-in info session is for any last questions you would like to ask in person or if you need help filling out application. RSVP is not required, but encouraged. Contact Kirk at 307-287-0005 or volunteer@cityrepair.org. 

If this date does not work for you, there are 4 other drop in dates prior to the deadline and Coordinator Kirk can schedule appointments.

Live Updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/556799507996269/

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