Education

Aunt Bertha
http://auntbertha.com/   
An online resource for connecting people and programs.

City and County Information and Referral
503-823-4519
http://www.portlandonline.gov/oni/28398/
The City of Portland/Multnomah County Information and Referral Line is a central source for basic information and referral to city and county programs, services and employees. The line is open Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM.

Educate Ya
200 NE 20th Ave, Suite 10
Portland, OR 97232
503-238-5790
info@educateya.org
http://www.educateya.org/
Educates and creates awareness about cultural, social, economic and health concerns in the different Latino communities and the broader community. Provides resources such as English/ Spanish intercambio (exchanges), Latino Young adult leadership council, and cultural presentations.

Latino Network
410 NE 18th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
503-283-6881
info@latnet.org/
http://www.latnet.org/  
Promotes social change through cultivating the power of the Latino Community. Offers a diversity and civic leadership academy and provides education and empowerment programs for youth and women.

MicroEnterprise Inventors Program of Oregon (MIPO)
800-701-7993
http://www.mipooregon.org/  
MIPO is a Non-Profit Organization that provides consulting, services and resources to inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs focused on innovative products and inventions.

Microenterprise Services of Oregon (MESO)
4008 NE MLK Blvd.
Portland, OR 97212
503-841-3351
meso@mesopdx.org/
http://mesopdx.org/   
MESO seeks to improve the economic opportunities of underserved individuals through empowerment, education, and entrepreneurship for the benefit of families in the greater community.

Multnomah County Libraries
Various Locations
http://www.multcolib.org/  
Offers events and resources for celebrating multicultural communities. Provides Intercambios (exchanges) where people can practice speaking English and Spanish with a partner. Multnomah County Library is a key community asset, serving people and enabling individual and community development. We use three-year strategic priorities to shape library services, programs and culture. As the world around us changes rapidly, we hold constant three pillars that define the library’s role and value in this community:

 

Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME)
731 N Hayden Meadows Dr
Portland, OR 97217
http://oame.org/  
OAME promotes and develops entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities in the State of Oregon and works to reduce discrimination and racism.

Organizing People Activating Leaders (OPAL)
2407 SE 82nd Ave
Portland, OR 97266
503-774-4503
info@opalpdx.org  
http://www.opalpdx.org/about/   
OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon builds power for environmental justice and civil rights in communities. OPAL organizes low-income communities and people of color to achieve a safe and healthy environment where we live, work, play and pray.

Outgrowing Hunger
971-231-4191
adam@outgrowinghunger.org  
http://www.outgrowinghunger.org/  
Outgrowing Hunger’s mission is to get healthy food into the mouths of hungry people. Their vision is to transform unused private, public, and institutional land into Neighborhood Gardens, where healthy food, resilient community, and economic opportunity spring up together.

PAW Team
1131 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97214
971-333-0729 (0PAW)
info@pawteam.org 
http://pawteam.org/  
The Portland Animal Welfare Team is a unique non-profit that helps both people and pets. PAW team is a unique bridge between human welfare services and animal welfare services. By providing preventative veterinary care, exams, parasite control, and vital medications for the pets of people who are homeless or living in dire poverty, PAW helps keep people and pets together.

Repair PDX
322 NW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
repairpdx@gmail.com 
http://www.repairpdx.org/  
Repair Cafes are festive events where you can often get a bite to eat and a drink, while meeting others from your community who are also interested in repair. Experts are on hand to fix items as well as teach participants how to fix their own items.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Portland Community College
1626 SE Water Ave
Portland, OR 97214
971-722-5080
sbdc@pcc.edu  
http://www.pcc.edu/climb/small-business/  
The SBDC at Portland Community College helps small business owners thrive and grow through long-term business advising and education. 

The Community Tool Box
Work Group for Community Health and Development
4082 Dole Human Delveopment Center
1000 Sunnyside Ave
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-0533
toolbox@ku.edu
http://ctb.ku.edu/  
The Community Tool Box was created to help people build healthier communities and bring about the changes they envision. The tool box provides educational modules and tools to help people work together to make their communities what they dream they can be.

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