Focus the Nation takes a break

Focus the Nation takes a break

Portland nonprofit Focus the Nation is shutting down during 2014 to restructure.

For the time being, Focus the Nation is, in a physical sense, going away. The company has laid off its four full-time workers — Brennan even laid off himself — as its leader and board determine how the group can stick to its mission.

Put another way, Focus the Nation, which trains the younger set on ways to become more "energy literate" and assume green activist leadership roles, is determining whether to "go big or move on."

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