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Our Global Home: Place-making & Culture Repairing from Portland

Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont
5441 SE Belmont Street
Portland, OR 97215, US (map)

Access Notes

Free, but limited, parking available in the parking lot at SE Belmont between 54th and 55th Avenues. There is also free street parking available in the neighborhood.

TriMet #15 bus line
For information about buses/MAX, go to trimet.org or call 503-238-RIDE. (Portland)



This evening takes a global focus on the VBC theme of HOME and welcomes distinguished guests from Portland and Japan to explore what unites us, what excites us, and what we can do to strengthen the global network of placemakers in the effort to repair our urban ecologies and preserve our cultural traditions.

Presenters, facilitators, and musicians include:

• Steven Johnson, PhD, Portland State University

• Atsuya Yoshida, PhD, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan

• Kaori Tsuji, co-producer of film, 'The Final Straw", Kobe, Japan

• Shintaro Kurama, Shinto Priest, Okayama, Japan

• Yumi Sato, community organizer, Tokyo, Japan

• Remi Fuji, Tokyo Urban Permaculture, Kamakura, Japan

• Yuri Baxter-Neil, Life Sampling, LLC, Portland, OR

• Yu Murakami, City Repair Project, Portland, OR

Hosted by Matt Bibeau

Doors at 5:30, speakers and performances 6-8:30pm

This event is by donation, no one turned away. Light meal provided also by donation. Funds support the City Repair Project and Jean's Farm VBC Project.