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News Release: Take Back the Streets Anti-Violence Movement Rolls Forward

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
Bike ride and event will address recent shootings August 6, 2014 – Portland, Ore. – In response to the recent shootings in Portland, community activists Jason Washington, of Brothers Gaining Equality Through Excellence, and DeMarcus Preston, a former gang member, decided to gather a group of people for a bike ride to “take back the streets.” They reached out to the Community Cycling Center for support. This

Bikes for Kids in East County

Monday, August 4th, 2014
By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager What a weekend! For the first time ever, the Community Cycling Center offered a Bikes for Kids event in East Multnomah County, an area with a significant lack of bicycling resources. Last Saturday, 94 children went home with bicycles, helmets, safety education, and family resources at the new Rockwood Boys and Girls Club. The event was made possible thanks

Meet our new COO, Ernest Stephens

Friday, August 1st, 2014
Ernest joined the Community Cycling Center team this week as our new Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Ernest focuses on continual improvement of the Cycling Center, creating a foundation for growth within its mission while stewarding financial, human resources, administrative, and internal processes.  Driven by helping staff realize their full potential, Ernest encourages the development of his team through co

Volunteer Spotlight: Melissa Kaganovich

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
By Randi Orth, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Melissa is a mainstay in the alternative transportation scene; she’s connected, to say the least. For Community Cycling Center, Melissa represents creative volunteerism at its best. While you won’t see her in our most frequently visited shop and program opportunities, her role is just as important: advocating for our work to support new bikers and pathways to ed