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Building a Community Gathering Place

by Melissa Magana
Office & Events Manager

Of APANO’s numerous accomplishments this year, perhaps the most visible one is the successful launch and operation of our temporary community space– fondly called JAMS. By creating a gathering place for our communities, we are also building broader opportunities to engage, educate, and empower. This unique opportunity […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:38+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Jade District, News & Events|

Small Business Spotlight: Mojo Crepes

by Merrie-Chris Agag
Jade District Coordinator

Jonathan Hopkins, the owner of Mojo Crepes, has been in the business for six years. Mojo Crepes is located on 84th and Division, where his main target audience has been the Asian community. He wanted to focus more on the Asian population because the demographics in the Jade District are heavily […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:38+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Jade District, News & Events|

Apply for the Resident Artist Collaborative: Placemaking Projects in East Portland

Cultural and Artistic Projects in the Jade District & Midway Districts

APANO and DMA are offering small grants to use to engage the community through art. These grants are meant for people who are connected to the neighborhood. Makers, performers, and artists, even those who don’t see themselves as traditional artists are strongly encouraged […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:38+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Jade District, News & Events|

Request for Creative Projects Highlighting Pedestrian Safety in the Jade District

APANO is distributing a mini-grant to fund an imaginative community engagement project. We are inviting neighborhood residents, cultural performers, artists of various expressions, and those who create art but have not traditionally identified as an artist. Anyone who lives, works, or has a strong community connection to the Jade District is eligible to […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:38+00:00 November 26th, 2015|Jade District, News & Events|

Our Families, Our Homes: Jade Fall Film Series

(Photo from A Village Called Versailleshttp://itvs.org/films/village-called-versailles)

Gentrification and displacement have been transforming cities across the country. Low-income communities and communities of color are most affected–and they are also organizing to fight back. Join us for this monthly film series to learn more about how communities of […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:39+00:00 September 6th, 2015|Jade District, News & Events|