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A GRASSROOTS LIVING BUILDING DEMONSTRATION PROJECT ACHIEVING EQUITY, ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP IN PORTLAND, OREGON.
 

JUNE KEY DELTA COMMUNITY CENTER

FROM THIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TO THIS

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TO THIS!

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AND NOW . . . THIS!  CELEBRATE OUR SOLAR ROOF!

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WE ARE SAD TO NOTE
THAT OUR FRIEND

CHRIS POOLE-JONES

PASSED AWAY APRIL 11, 2014

HER MEMORIAL WILL TAKE PLACE AT

AUGUSTANA LUTHERAN CHURCH
2710 NE 14th
Portland, OR 97212

SATURDAY, MAY 17
11 AM

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
www.terryfamilyfuneralhome.com/sitemaker/sites/terryfO/obit.cgi?user=1286251PooleJones

In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to be made to the following organizations:

Portland Development Commission for the June Key Community Center:  Checks payable to Portland Development Commission (include loan # 1518-03-01, noting In Memory of Chris Poole-Jones or June Key Delta House). Address is 222 NW Fifth Ave Portland, OR 97209

The Oregon Alliance of Black School Educators (OABSE) and the Portland Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta established the Chris W. Poole-Jones Scholarship Fund. Checks should be made to OABSE in care of Rene Anderson, PO Box 3109, Portland, OR 97203.






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NEW BUILDING
FOR A SPECIAL EVENT YOU ARE PLANNING? 
 
 
If link does not work, first click on link, then choose "Open this content in a new window."  That should take you directly to the video on youtube.  Thanks! 

TO RESERVE THE CENTER FOR YOUR EVENT,
NOTE THAT
(RESERVE JKDCC PAGE)
HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - WHEN IT WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE PORTLANDDELTAS.ORG PAGE.
PLEASE, IN THE INTERIM,
GET MORE INFORMATION via
june-key-delta-center@comcast.net
OR
CALL (503) 285-2061 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
 

 

 

JUNE KEY DELTA COMMUNITY CENTER, dedicated to the energy and foresight of Portland, Oregon educator June Key, is a Living Building, a "green" building project developed by African American women, Portland sorority members of the Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, that will provide a community center that sustains the needs of the multi-cultural neighborhood it serves, encouraging sound and healthy social, educational, artistic, economic, and environmental development and awareness.  

 

The property on which the completed community center, June Key Delta Community Center, stands is owned (without debt) by Portland Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Piedmont Rose Connection, Inc.  The site is  a renovation of a standard 1960's style concrete and metal building gas station with asphalt pavement (see photo, above left) and will serve as a demonstration project highlighting how a small, nonprofit organization uses sustainable building practices to create a "living building."

 

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June Key

 

The Delta organization's service activities (including education, physical/mental health, economic development and international development)  could not be accomodated in the former building (pictured top, left, above) for lack of space, city fire bureau regulations, and the general deterioration of the building.  In researching ways to renovate or remodel the site, the Delta organizaton, wishing to accomplish this task in a responsible manner, chose to create a "living building" (highest level of sustainable building).  Note that this site is constantly "under construction" and some information may change as the project progresses.

 

 


 

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Music:  Stevie Wonder's "Journey Through The Secret Life of Plants," Volume II, "Tree"
 
With special thanks to Alicia Nagel for the June Key Delta Community Center LOGO!

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You can e-mail us at:
june-key-delta-center@comcast.net

June Key Delta Community Center
5940 North Albina St.
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 285-2061 - Please Leave Message
 
SEND MAIL TO:
June Key Delta Community Center 
P.O. Box 4265
Portland, OR 97208-4265
 
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROJECT:
Chris Poole-Jones, Project Coordinator
 
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THIS WEBSITE:
Anne Morin, Web Mistress & Photographer