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Changing the Climate in Cully Wrap Up, Stories, and the Future!

April, 2011. Wrapping up and the Future! While contracting in the Cully community continues with homes still receiving energy efficiency improvements, most of MACG's work on the project is done. Read here for Statistics, Stories, Photos, News articles, and to hear how the project continues!
Changing the Climate in Cully Wrap Up, Stories, and the Future!

Ben Nelson, Laborers Union and Jean Gargan, St. Charles Lead the Final Celebration

April, 2011

Wrapping up


While contracting in the Cully community  continues with homes still receiving energy efficiency improvements, most of MACG's work on the project is done.

There is a lot to celebrate from this project:

  • Complete applications from over 220 Cully community members for energy efficiency improvements – that’s  11-15% of eligible homeowners in the neighborhood!
  • 6 contractor partners creating between 10 - 15 living wage jobs with benefits from the resulting work.
  • To date:  Contractors have performed 123 home energy assessments and completed 32 home energy improvements65 projects are still in process.

Click here for more fun facts and statistics from the project.

Click here to read an in depth report on our efforts put together by the Laborers International Union of North America, that showcases MACG's efforts as a national model for community outreach and high road weatherization contracting standards.

Improving home energy efficiency through this community program means lower energy use, lower climate change emissions, and new living wage local jobs.   A win for everybody!


Stories and Photos


There were some great stories and photos that came out of the project:



Celebration


On Monday, December 6  at St. Charles, MACG and its community partners wrapped up outreach efforts in the Cully neighborhood with a community celebration that drew over 100 attendees!

Changing the Climate in Cully Celebration
Click here for photos from the event
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Attendees at the celebration included community partners, MACG leaders, and volunteers that helped make the project happen, in addition to Cully neighbors themselves.

There was a short review of the project, as well as acknowledgment of the people and organizations that contributed so much.


Weatherize for Good


Partnering with the new Weatherize For Good program, MACG is promoting energy efficiency home improvements in the entire Metro Area in all of its institutions.

This new direction expands on MACG's earlier energy efficiency outreach efforts in Portland's Cully neighborhood.

Click here to find out how your home and your institution could benefit from this program!

Upcoming Events
MACG - Clackamas County Organizing / Housing Team Mar 21, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM — Milwaukie Lutheran Church, 3810 SE Lake Rd., Milwaukie, OR 97222
MACG - Housing Team Multnomah Mar 27, 2019 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM — St. Charles Catholic Church, 5310 NE 42nd Ave, Portland
MACG - Institutional Development and Core Team Workshop May 09, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Washington County TBD
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