NW Documentary is a community of filmmakers and storytellers dedicated to the craft of nonfiction. We are proud to host a welcoming and inclusive space for independent work, teaching, learning, experimentation, collaboration, and sharing.
Founded by the community, for the community, NAYA is a family of numerous tribes and voices who are rooted in sustaining tradition and building cultural wealth. We provide culturally-specific programs and services that guide our people in the direction of personal success and balance through cultural empowerment. Our continuum of lifetime services create a wraparound, holistic healthy environment that is Youth Centered, Family Driven, Elder Guided.
We are a Latino-led education organization, grounded in culturally-specific practices and services, that lifts up youth and families to reach their full potential. Our work springs from the core belief in Latino community self-determination—that is, the ability of community members to participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect their lives and the lives of their families.
Open Signal is a media arts center in Portland, Oregon. Open Signal carries a vision for community-driven media focused on creativity, technology and social change.
At Open Signal you can:
- Make a TV show
- Borrow film and video equipment
- Take a class
- Create and collaborate
- Hire our production crew
Self Enhancement, Inc (SEI) is dedicated to guiding underserved youth to realize their full potential. Working with schools, families, and partner community organizations, SEI provides support, guidance, and opportunities to achieve personal and academic success. SEI brings hope to individual young people and enhances the quality of community life.
This program provides employment services and comprehensive social services to people who receive welfare but want to get off welfare. Our program helps them do so through Jobs Opportunities Basic Skills (JOBS) Plus, a subsidized work program. Participants are traditionally underserved job seekers from diverse backgrounds. They receive comprehensive employment training tailored to their individual needs, including job search assistance/placement and tuition assistance.
REAP is a year around multicultural youth leadership program committed to empowering the next wave of leaders. REAP works with students in grades 3rd through 12th, who represent our most at-risk student population.