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Celebrate the anniversary of the Portland Clean Energy Fund

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One year ago today, Portlanders overwhelmingly voted in favor of funding clean energy projects to benefit frontline communities; City Council to complete the PCEF Committee appointments on Thursday, Nov. 7 at PCC Southeast.


Today marks the one-year anniversary of the passage of the Portland Clean Energy Initiative — a testament to the power of community and doing things a different way. Thanks to outreach and organizing by thousands of volunteers from hundreds of Portland organizations, the ballot initiative passed on Nov. 6, 2018, with more than 65% of the vote.

You can share the excitement and join the celebration of this historic initiative that was created and led by communities of color. The PCEF community coalition’s video tells the inspiring story of how community leaders manifested this groundbreaking victory.

Final four PCEF Committee members appointed next week

We also invite you to witness City Council appoint the remaining four members to the nine-member PCEF Committee this Thursday evening at PCC Southeast. This Council action will complete the inaugural committee of talented and diverse community members who will be selecting the PCEF grant recipients.