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Archive for June, 2009

In April 2009 Kristen Underwood traveled to Nicaragua with Power to the People and Green Empowerment to install solar panels on a school in rural Nicaragua. Kristen, a solar installer in the United States, found it exciting and interesting to see how solar was (and was not) installed in a developing country as well as observing the impacts that solar power could have on communities in developing countries. Follow this link to Tree Hugger to learn more about her experience.

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A recent article in the Oregonian describes the relationship between Portland’s sustainable practices and Green Empowerment’s work globally.  This article is on a continuation of a theme from a Proclamation we recently received by both the City of Portland and the State of Oregon (blush).

http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2009/06/from_portland_to_the_world.html

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Thank you all for taking the time to read and having the heart to continue this work.  With the CineLayan Film Festival, a recent reception at City Hall, and Proclamations received by both our home City and State, we feel truly lucky to have such profound relationships with both our partners and supporters.  It has been a blissful week.

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