Springing to Action: Issue #2 of the Portland Cascadia Zine and Resource Guide

The Cascadia Portland Branch has released the second issue of their quarterly zine and resource guide, Springing to Action. It is available for full download here, or at their home website at http://cascadia-pdx.org and should also be available in print around Portland and elsewhere in the coming weeks. Thanks to all who contributed to this issue: Adam, Megan, Alon, Elona, Scrub Jay, River, Liberty, Jacob, the Yourself Art Collective, Anonymous Artists, and Anonymous Blockaders. Thanks to all who donated some money to help us get this issue onto the streets – which should be a few days from now.

The full issue can be downloaded here: http://www.cascadianow.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Cascadia-Zine-Spring-2013.pdf



Distributors Needed

Copies of the Spring Issue will be available shortly. We need to spread to to all corners of the Portland metro area. Are you interested in being a Portland, Cascadia Zine and Resource Guide distributor? Fill out this form and we'll be in touch. Go to Form.Read their first issue: Winter 2012 or visit their website here: http://cascadia-pdx.org/

The Cascadia Branch also meets regularly for those interested every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. The group has sprung up to fill a niche in Portland. It brings together people who are passionate about bioregionalism and community resilience with Portland State University in an exchange of passion, information and resources.  Contact info@cascadia-pdx.org if you’d like to learn more or attend a meeting.

Portland Cascadia Zine and Resource Guide: First Issue

20121128205012-CascadiaPDX_Cover_Winter2012 Cascadia organizers working through the Portland Branch have released their first, fully illustrated and hand drawn Zine and Resource Guide. The project compiles poetry, art, essays and critically examines issues from around the bioregion, incorporating elements of deep green ecology as well indigenous knowledge and a detailed resource guide for the Portland area.

Below is a full copy of the zine. For those who appreciate the work that has gone into creating it, as well as the writing and art, think about donating to their independent fundraising campaign: http://www.indiegogo.com/cascadia-pdx

View or download the entire online zine on the Cascadia PDX website at: http://cascadia-pdx.org/zine-resource-guide/

For anyone interested in getting involved in Portland, Oregon, check out the Cascadia Branch website at http://cascadia-pdx.org/ . Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis, with the next on January 9th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Green Space, PSU Smith Memorial student union building. From their site, people can also sign up for their newsletter, get informed on upcoming events from their calendar, get added onto their Portland action phone tree, as well find links to a wide range of Cascadia related merchandise.