Passport to Empowerment:
25 Years

Friday, Sept. 23rd, 2022

Passport to Empowerment: 25 Years

Friday, Sept. 23rd, 2022
The Breathe Building, SE Portland

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. 

THE SPACE: The Breathe Building, 2305 SE 50th Ave in Portland, OR, is a beautiful indoor/outdoor space where you can participate as you are comfortable.


5pm - 6pm VIP Hour: $140 Want time to connect with our international staff? Join us for VIP Hour, where program staff will lead small group tours of our Passport Stations - sharing anecdotes and insights about some of our key program areas including micro-utilities, partnerships, and energizing services. Your VIP ticket includes general admission access plus:

  • Reading of Ursula Le Guin’s Poem, The Vigil for Ben Linder, a tribute to Linder’s life and work, read by Le Guin’s granddaughter, Isabel Downes-Le Guin
  • Passport Station tours led by our international staff
  • Peruvian appetizers by En Vida
  • A taste of regional liqueurs from Nicaragua & the Philippines

6pm - 9pm General Admission: $50 in advance / $60 at the door Connect with others who are passionate about social justice and sustainability, enjoy some friendly competition at our passport stations, and be one of the first to hear our vision for the next 25 years! Your ticket includes dinner, drink tickets, full access to all passport stations, and participation in the main program.

Online ticket sales are now closed. General Admission tickets will be available athe door!


The Breathe Building
2305 SE 50th Ave @Division
Portland, OR

This beautiful indoor/outdoor venue allows flexibility to participate
based on your comfort level and partake in a covid safe environment.



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