Volunteer with us this spring!

Join us for one of our upcoming Green Thumbs planting events this spring! We will be planting and mulching at our past depaved project sites.

  • March 9, 10am – 1pm:   Kelly Elementary School
  • March 16, 10am – 1pm: Whitman Elementary School
  • April 6, 10am – 1pm:  Inukai Boys & Girls Club
  • April 20, 10am – 1pm:  Peninsula Elementary School

Check out our project with NASA!

In the summer of 2023, Depave’s work was a feautured project with NASA DEVELOP, NASA’s applied science workforce development program. The team utilized geospatial data analysis to better quantify Depave’s impact to reduce extreme urban heat for Portland’s frontline communities. Read the research paper in the link below!

Interested in becoming a Depave Board Member?

Have you ever been curious about how Depave works behind the scenes and ways that you could take on a leadership role within the organization? We are seeking new Board Members to join our team and would love to learn more about how you might be a good fit!

Our Depave Network has reached Chicago!

Depave Chicago is our newest partner and we are thrilled to suppor them as they embark on their first project at The Montessori School of Englewood.

Become a Crew Leader Today!

Depave is seeking new and energetic folks to join our awesome Crew Leader team!

Depave with Us!

Join the Constructive Destruction to Make Way for Greenspaces this summer and fall!

Got Pavement?

Thinking About a DIY depave?

Our Mission

Depave empowers disenfranchised communities to overcome social and environmental injustices and adapt to climate change through urban re-greening.

Our Work

Depave transforms over-paved places, creates resilient community greenspaces, promotes workforce development and education, and advocates for policy change to undo manifestations of systemic racism.

Our Volunteers

Join us for the constructive destruction, stay for the amazing transformation. Sign up to learn more and join the team.

Many thanks to our project partners, funders & major sponsors