Green Team

Groundwork Portland launched its Green Team Program in the summer of 2011. Groundwork Portland has engaged over 70 youth in paid summer green jobs training. Green Teams gain jobs skills and build awareness of issues of environmental and social justice.


Groundwork Portland helps people reuse brownfields for community benefit. While the goal of most government programs is to reuse brownfields for economic development, many brownfield sites are being left behind. Groundwork Portland is working to fill the gap.
kids digging for brownsfield

Urban Water

In 2012, Groundwork Portland expanded its environmental justice work to urban waters-related issues.The organization organized a service project with the Muslim Community Center of Portland and others for the International River Rally conference.
Portland Harbor Community Project