LJIST started working with Prosper Portland as it was beginning to re-imagine what economic and urban development with equity as a defining value could look like. This City of Portland agency is committed to building an equitable economy through a comprehensive range of economic development programs which support small business, improve access to workforce training,…

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Nanci recently joined best friends and business partners, Katel and Sara, during their weekly show about work, friendship, and feminism: Strong Feelings. During the interview, Nanci discusses why building intimate relationships and allowing ourselves and others the space to release feelings aren’t just feel-good tactics. They’re acts of revolution. Click Here to Listen to the…

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Nanci met Sankar Raman, founder of the The Immigrant Story, during the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s recent Sunday Parkways Green Loop Event. The Immigrant Story is a team of volunteer journalists, storytellers, writers, photographers, graphic designers, web developers and marketing specialists publishing the stories of immigrants and refugees to enhance empathy and create an inclusive community.…

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