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Trades Lift Minority Groups

Construction is the third fastest growing industry in Oregon and a new study shows that union-led apprenticeship programs are finding ...

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Creating Pathways for Success

A dedicated group from the Black community is once again raising scholarships this summer to help local high school students ...

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Educators Making a Difference

OnPoint Community Credit Union has announced its 2022 OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education Educator of the Year awards.

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Pick It Up, Portland!

SOLVE is gearing up for its 6th annual Pick It Up, Portland!, happening on Friday and Saturday, June 24 & ...

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‘Put Gun Control on the Ballot’

Gun control activists rooted in the black community have joined Lift Every Voice Oregon, a statewide group of interfaith leaders, ...

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Barbecue Chef Gets Much Needed Help

James Dixon, a well known Portland entrepreneur who has served generations of families from his Dixon’s Rib Pit barbecue cart ...

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Hardesty First for Runoff; Ryan Re-Elected

Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan won re-election outright avoiding a runoff in Oregon’s May Primary Tuesday while incumbent City Commissioner ...

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New Leader in Housing Crisis

For Ivory Mathews, the first Black woman to lead public housing authority Home Forward, the job is a continuation of ...

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Crescent Court to Serve Families

Affordable housing units for low and very low-income families open up in southeast Portland

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Ending Stigma of Addiction

Sharing her own story of recovery and giving back to the community in meaningful ways

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Lives Saved from Fire at Care Facility

Countless lives were saved by the heroic efforts of employees and firefighters when a fire broke out overnight at Hope ...

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Black Business Advocate Hired

The Black Business Association, a new group advocating for the success of Black-owned businesses and improving economic equity across Oregon, ...

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Hardesty Campaigns on Street Response Success

Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty and Multnomah County Deputy Sheriff Derrick Peterson are two members of the Black community ...

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A Legacy Honored

A new memorial street sign topper in northeast Portland pays tribute to Robert Phillips, a late member of Portland’s black ...

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University of Portland Picks Black President

In a history-making announcement, the University of Portland has appointed Dr. Robert Kelly as its 21st president, the first lay ...

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