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09/23/2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Passport to Empowerment: 25 Years

Friday, September 23rd, 2022
VIP Hour 5pm – 6 pm  |  Main Event 6pm – 9pm

The Breathe Building, Portland, OR

Use discount code GlobalPDX when you claim your ticket!

Cuban music on the rooftop, a PNW drink in hand, and a chance to mingle with others who are passionate about sustainability and social justice. Don’t miss this fun interactive evening!

THE FOOD: Your ticket includes dinner from Top Burmese and two drink tickets with a variety of options from the Pacific Northwest. Attend VIP Hour for Peruvian appetizers too!

THE BAND: Son Cubano –  local dynamite Virginia Lopez brings a trio of band members to grace the rooftop with vibrant Afro-Cuban and Spanish beats.

THE PARTY: As you mingle, take time to visit our interactive Passport Stations! Test your taste buds at our Micro-Utilities station: sample chocolate from two of our program countries while you learn about our work in those regions. Collect stamps from all five Passport Stations to earn a surprise gift!

THE PROGRAM: Join Executive Director, Andrea Johnson, and a panel of our international staff as they unveil our vision for the next 25 years and beyond. Attend VIP Hour for a reading of Ursula K LeGuin’s poem The Vigil for Ben Linder by her granddaughter, Isabel!

THE SPACE: The Breathe Building offers a great indoor/outdoor location for you to participate as you are comfortable.

We’re celebrating 25 years of tackling the world’s most pressing issues at the village level.

Join us – in person – as we unveil our vision for the next 25 years, and beyond! It will be a lively and meaningful evening with dinner and music from our program countries, drinks from the Pacific Northwest, and interactive passport stations where you can show off your Green Empowerment knowledge and catch up with our international program staff.

We’re collaborating with rural and Indigenous peoples, in-country partners — and you — to bring clean water and energy solutions to last-mile communities every day. We are excited to gather with our Portland community to build our shared conviction for social justice and sustainability. Fill your cup with some fun, food, and connection and put your dollars where your values are at our mystery wine wall and silent auction.

Don’t miss this inspiring evening!


5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Green Empowerment
Green Empowerment


The Breathe Building
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