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Clean Air Warriors: Akash Singh

Akash Singh, Community Organizer, Neighbors for Clean Air Strategy: make policy personal Neighbors for Clean Air advocates for stronger air quality standards in the Portland area. As a community organizer with NCA, Akash Singh is...

YOUTH VOICES: Big White House. Empty Lots. the Alley.

by Bella Myers, April 4, 2019 Big White House (Age 3) One step,                  two step,                                    three step,                                                         four step Up the creaky wooden steps, you go with your short toddler legs Taking each step one at a time.  The small red...

Volunteers sought to support nature patches at local parks

Portland Parks & Recreation and the Bureau of Environmental Services are collaborating at Irving Park to create nature patches and rain gardens that will capture rainwater, foster habitat for wildlife, and add...


There are a record four open seats on city council this year, including for mayor, and we interviewed almost every candidate running to fill them. This is one in a series. NOTE: all of these...

5 Questions With State Rep. Tawna Sanchez

Tawna Sanchez was elected to the state legislature in 2016. Since then she has racked up a long list of legislative accomplishments, most significantly getting the Missing and Murdered Indigienous Women’s Act passed, which...

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Renewed Energy Engages Alberta Main Street

By Nancy Varekamp  CNews Editor Alberta Main Street surges with new vitality and a renewed effort...

Bonne Chance Opens in Former Ciao Vitta

By Javier Puga-Phillips  CNA Board Member, AL4  CNA Social Committee Chair  Bonne Chance,...

Winter Fun and Games

BOISE Denorval Unthank City Park, 3920 N Kerby Ave. Baseball field, basketball court, playground, paved paths, accessible restroom.

Advocate Spotlights Male Survivors of Human Trafficking

By Lisa Loving, NECN In the scant attention given to victims of human trafficking, almost none focuses on boys...

Another Level Reboots Peer Counseling Program

Local resource for sex trafficking survivors sets January restart for weekly meetings “What I’ve noticed is, for a lot...

Resilience Sees Binks Through Two Decades

When COVID-19 closed down eateries across the state, the couple changed their bar business model and focused on delivery at www.binksterpdx.com