Liz Coll, Junior, Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center
Humboldt Neighborhood, North Portland
"My mom came out here when I was six years old. We had been kicked out of our houses and out here it was affordable....
Kai Tomizawa, Sophomore, Grant High School
"Stories play a big role in everything. Stories are how we understand the world. They’re how we empathize with people we’ve never met. They’re how we make sense of...
by Josiah OneStar, 19 years old, graduate of Jefferson High School.
Tribal member of Sincangu Band of Lakota, Lyackson First Nations of British Columbia
"What really inspires me is the absence of my father. I don’t...
By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer
After years spent bouncing between her biological and foster parents, between her home town of Coos Bay and other parts of Oregon, there was a lot that Ei-Shah didn’t...
by Bella Myers, April 4, 2019
Big White House (Age 3)
Up the creaky wooden steps, you go with your short toddler legs Taking each step one at a time.
The small red...