Kelly Caldwell                                      ReClaim It! Volunteer Coordinator

Contact: Volunteer@reclaimitpdx.org

Kelly is an environmentalist & eco-feminist, passionate about the quality of relations between people and the natural world. Driven by the intersection of art & activism, she has a long history of building and mobilizing teams of volunteers to impact everything from food insecurity to clean air and water.   Meeting new people and learning from them is among the most rewarding aspects of her work. She’s constantly improving her communication skills, and seeks out unique and ethnically diverse settings where she can practice her Spanish speaking or sign language skills.  She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource & Environment from the University of Michigan before relocating to the Pacific Northwest. She loves gardening, art, and garden art.   She possesses a deep and abiding affinity for extending the life of useful items, and reducing carbon footprint through creative re-using, upcycling, living lightly, and promoting localization.