Archive for Category: Partners

Why I Ride: No More Car Payment, Far More Fun

By Omar Martinez This article is re-posted with full permission from the League of American Bicyclists. I’ve been interested in cycling all of my life, since I was a kid. But growing up and in college, cycling was about racing. Living in Arkansas, riding to work wasn’t a safe or comfortable option. It wasn’t until […]


Hacienda’s PhotoVoice project strengthens bicycle advocacy and active living in NE Portland

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager In January of 2010, residents of Hacienda CDC participated in a PhotoVoice project by taking over 150 images that documented barriers to active living for children and families living in their affordable housing community. PhotoVoice is a powerful advocacy tool that brings to life the voices and concerns […]


New Columbia takes center stage on PBS

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Our partners at New Columbia—a revitalized community situated on 82 acres of land in North Portland—garnered national attention on Earth Day as they were featured in the Earth: The Operators’ Manual special that aired on PBS. In the video, Egbevado Ananouko, leader of We All Can Ride—a group […]


Press Release: Bike Census and Repair Training Cultivate Community Bike Educators in Cully

Bike Census and Repair Training Cultivate Community Bike Educators in Cully Residents from Hacienda CDC promote bicycling in partnership with the Community Cycling Center March 19, 2012 – Portland, Ore. – Andando en Bicicletas en Cully (ABC) – which translates to “Riding Bikes in Cully” – is a group of residents from Hacienda CDC, an […]


Our response to Monday’s Oregonian article on New Columbia

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager We were deeply saddened to learn of the shooting that occurred on Sunday at a New Columbia pocket park on North Woolsey Avenue. Resident Sergey Dronov was quoted in an Oregonian article as saying, “I don’t think there’s enough attention paid to this part of town.” In some […]