Youth Legacy Projects
Project 2059:The Future is Ours to Create
Calling all high school students! This sesquicentennial project is all about you. Join students from across Oregon to discuss, debate and propose your vision for Oregon’s future.This youth-led process is part of the sesquicentennial celebration — Oregon’s 150th year of statehood. Sponsored by Oregon 150, a special organization created by Governor Kulongoski, Project 2059 is putting the power to shape the future of the Beaver State into your hands.
Visit the Project 2059 page now and learn how you can get involved!
Oregon 150 and the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) are gearing up to celebrate this remarkable state―its history, the outdoor recreation it affords us, and the natural resources we are entrusted with. Oregon’s system of public parks system is the envy of the nation, and it is one of the most important legacies Oregon gives its citizens.
That’s why OPRD and Oregon 150 teamed up to help reconnect kids with nature. OPRD created a special allocation of $202,450 in OPRD Lottery-funded grants for five Oregon 150 Youth Legacy Parks projects.
These grants are dedicated to getting children out into nature, and will also have a sesquicentennial commemorative aspect. The five are:
All projects are scheduled to be completed before July 1, 2009.
Consider joining our proud sponsors and take care of Oregon during its sesquicentennial.
Ralph & Adolph Jacobs Foundation