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


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


St. Johns Farmers Market

The 2019 season kicks off on Saturday, May 18th. We have an amazing line-up of vendors this season, including arts & craft vendors. We have also started accepting applications for our Community Booth and Business Booth.

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Free Clothing Closet

Our neighborhood clothing closet serves any community member in need. We are open once 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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June 21st Art Walk

Mark your calendars for Friday, June 21st from 5-8 p.m. for our next Art Walk event in downtown St. Johns. We have over 20 local businesses participating, plus a kid’s scavenger hunt.

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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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Nourish our Neighborhood

Join us in addressing food insecurity & hunger in our community. Donate to our Nourish our Neighborhood campaign today!

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Empowering neighbors. Creating change.

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