St. Johns Center for Opportunity is an organization committed to the livability and livelihood of the St. Johns neighborhood. Their mission is to strengthen the bonds of their community and band together to make life in the neighborhood better for … Continue Reading
The tech industry, innovative and as it might see itself, has not always been the most modern in its views of gender within its own work. As if we needed more proof, the now infamous “Google memo” bears … Continue Reading
This week we’re digging into the archives to feature Kinship House as part of our award-winning Community Voices series.
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
Portland is home to a growing number of social entrepreneurs – business owners who make a social mission part if their bottom line. They saw a societal problem, and they saw business as a solution, as a way to actively … 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.
Food carts are everywhere in this city. Depending on whom you believe and how you count, there are somewhere between 500 and 700 of them scattered across Portland. They sit alone on parking lots next to bars. They congregate in … Continue Reading
Maybe this week’s episode should be called Biz360, since it’s all about Vancouver, Washington.
Portland’s neighbor to the north, across the Columbia River, annoyed for years by its moniker as a “bedroom” community to Portland, Vancouver is now part of … Continue Reading
“There is definitely something about brand Portland that has taken a meteoric rise in our world – in terms of relevance, our lifestyle, our values. When we choose to live a bit more balanced, or more holistically, what we do … Continue Reading
Portland’s new socially minded business organization, Business for a Better Portland (BBPDX) combines business advocacy with technology to press for grassroots social change.
In it’s monthly Call-to-Action BBPDX features an appeal by Cloudability CEO Mat Ellis for Portland business leaders … Continue Reading
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.
The … Continue Reading
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.