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For many higher-ed students, the trade-off of obtaining a diploma isn’t just four-plus years and a lot of hard work – it’s also a daunting sum of money paid out to colleges and universities. Many students patchwork their way through … Continue Reading

Nonprofits tackle some of the most intractable problems in our society. They do this typically under-resourced but with great passion for their mission. What do they do when they need a specific professional skill to build more mission capacity?

Here’s … Continue Reading

This week’s Volunteer Focus features Veronica Bisesti, host of Subculture and our resident Events Calendar Guru. Read on:

 Tell me about your history and involvement with music. How does that relate to your involvement with radio?

On Sunday mornings,

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PRP is grateful to have the time and efforts of Erica Kester!

She shares:

“My love of music began at an early age when I used to rifle through my parents’ record collection, listening to everything from The Rolling Stones … Continue Reading

Jim Newman

Portland Radio Project welcomes new volunteer, Jim Newman, to our growing team. Jim will be helping Luke Neill with the development of on-air promotions and cross-promotions for upcoming shows, as well as assisting with streaming technology (Alexa, Google Home,) and

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How does one program promote dignity and self-reliance, prevent social isolation and support economically disadvantaged seniors? It’s starts with a friend at the door.

This week we’re digging into the archives to feature organization Store to Door as a part … Continue Reading

I was lucky.

I fell in love with reading from my perch on my mama’s lap long before I was enrolled in school.

Then I caught the word fever on my own, and devoured book after book, determined to read … Continue Reading

If Portland has a secret garden, it must be the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, which sounds like something out of a fairy tale, and rather looks like one, too.

It’s nestled alongside Eastmoreland Golf Course and Reed College and covers … Continue Reading

Dignity, autonomy, and quality of life for all – regardless of any disability – is the founding philosophy of the nonprofit Community Vision.

Founded in 1989 by Joe Wykowski, the organization works to offer individuals with disabilities similar quality … Continue Reading