Nancy Tannler

AARP Challenge Grants Awarded to Local Non-Profits

By Nancy Tannler The seventh annual AARP Community Challenge Grant worth $3.6 million is being distributed to 310 quick-action projects across the country. Three of these grants were awarded to …

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Outdoor School Changes Life and Spawns Film

By Nancy Tannler Nothing captivates our attention more than listening to a great story. When Vin Shambry presented his short story, “Outdoor Camp” for The Moth four years ago, his …

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Universal Design Principle Advances Equity For All

By Nancy Tannler The 7 Principles of Universal Design were first developed in 1997 by the late Ronald Mace of North Carolina State University, and a group of architects, product …

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Parents Push Back on PPS Proposals

By Nancy Tannler Over a year ago, leaders of Portland Public Schools (PPS) decided to change the system’s education inequities with The Enrollment and Program Balancing proposal. The Southeast Guiding …

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Improvement Grants Awarded to Nonprofits

By Nancy Tannler In February of 2019 Portland City Council approved the Enhanced Services District (aka business improvement district), in the Central Eastside; a geographic area from the Willamette River …

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Business Walkabout November 2019

The Mud Room By Nina Silberstein Lizzie Koehler and Cole Lendrum searched for a place to practice their craft but the few, existing ceramic studios in the area were all …

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