Building a thriving, diverse, and just community in North Portland. 

 
 
 
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Our core areas of work include economic empowerment, building community resilience, and neighborhood placemaking.

 
 
 
 
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St. Johns Farmers Market

The 2019 season is in full swing! We have an amazing line-up of vendors this season, including arts & craft vendors.

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Free Clothing Closet

Our community clothing closet serves any neighbor in need. We are open twice a month and offer clothing in all sizes (baby to adult). Have clothes you want to donate? Great! We’ll take them.

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Summer Concert Series

We have coordinated an amazing line-up of musicians on the 3rd Friday of each month from June through September. Grab your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and join us for free music and dancing.

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Food Access Programs

Addressing hunger and food insecurity in North Portland is a core part of our work. We have a number of programs that we offer under this umbrella, including the Good Samaritan Food Pantry.

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Transportation Advocacy

We are collecting shift information from all the businesses in the Rivergate Area to help us advocate to Trimet for increased service on Bus Line 11.

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2019 National Night Out

Mark your calendars for Tues, Aug 6 from 6:30 - 8:30. We’re organizing our annual National Night Out event at George Park on N Fessenden. This year’s theme - Lotería!

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Empowering neighbors. Creating change.

Our organization has been working to spark equitable community development in North Portland since 2010.

 
 
 
 
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