The transition to kindergarten can sometimes be difficult for children. It’s essential to have a solid foundation in place with which a child can flourish in the classroom. At Youngset Co-op Preschool children are provided with the emotional, social and … Continue Reading
For the teen who dreams of being the world’s best pastry chef, there’s a place they can go to cook up kitchen experience, friendships and social skills. It’s called The Portland Kitchen.
The future is now. The creative minds of the future are on the rise. This week at Portland Radio Project we dig into the archives to feature nonprofit Friends of Noise as part of our award-winning Community Voices series.
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The great Victor Borge once said, “Laughter is the closest distance between two people.” Comedy has been the backbone of many communities for centuries. The community of Portland is no different. Curious Comedy Theater has been showcasing some of Portland’s … Continue Reading
The Portland performing arts scene is a vital staple of the city’s ecosystem. Every functioning ecosystem needs nourishment in order to thrive. Isinglass is a Portland non-profit that is committed to improving the health of all elements in Portland’s ecosystem, … Continue Reading
The City of Portland has a national reputation as one of the most sustainability minded spaces in the country. This commitment to sustainability is evident in the dozens of greenspaces scattered across the city. Friends of Gateway Green is a … Continue Reading
Visibility. Education. Celebration. Those three words represent the mission of Pride NW.
Inclusion is a vital component of a healthy functioning democracy. Voters from all communities deserve the opportunity to participate in shaping the policies that impact their lives.
The future is now. The creative minds of the future are on the rise.
The identity of a community is often represented through its creative culture. The empowerment that comes from creative expression is a vital component to all communities.
Every great community is built on a solid foundation. Growing ideas is essential for a healthy functioning society. Community Cultivators is a non-profit located in Portland that aims to provide an opportunity for seniors and underserved people in our community … Continue Reading
In recent years Sierra Leone has emerged from a devastating civil war and is currently in the process of rebuilding. With a population of over six million people, Sierra Leone has fewer than twenty-five surgeons in their entire nation. Essential … Continue Reading
A new generaton of leaders is on their way. And they aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty for the greater good. This group is ready to shape their world and spark inspiration in both young and old. Camp Fire … Continue Reading
Do they really have 1,000 friends?
The nonprofit 1000 Friends of Oregon can confidently say “yes” to that question. In fact, that’s only part of their well-supported organization’s strength. They’re a group that advocates, researches and educates on issues of … Continue Reading
Exploring the great outdoors can often be an empowering experience. However, such an experience is not always readily accessible to young women in our community. Betties360 is a local non-profit that aims to connect young women and teens in the … Continue Reading
The graduation rate of Oregon high school students is ranked as one of the lowest in the nation, according to a recent study by The Oregonian found that. With a graduation rate of 75 percent in 2016, our state take … Continue Reading
Over the years, Portland has established itself as a city with a rich creative culture. It’s also a city with many historical sites and landmarks. Portland Center Stage combines the creative and historical spirit of the city by bringing stories … Continue Reading
According to a Gallup poll, the Portland metro region is home to the second highest percent of LGBTQ residents of any metropolitan city in the country. 5.5 percent of adult residents in the Portland region identify as LGBTQ. With the … Continue Reading
Musician. Artist. Teacher. Throughout his life Tim Ellis inspired many in the Portland music community.
Last March the Portland music world said goodbye to Tim after he succumbed to cancer at age 60. This year, Tim’s wife Susan started the … Continue Reading