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Stacey's Story

Stacey shares her story of how participating in our writing workshop while in prison changed her life and helped get her on the positive path she's on today.







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133 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 304 

Portland, OR 97204-3526


Map, directions, parking and public transportation



Jenny Chu, Program Coordinator

Elizebett (Liz) Eslinger, Program Coordinator 

Ann-Derrick (Ann) Gaillot, Program Assistant

Robyn Steely, Executive Director 

Beth White, Development Director


About Us



Our History & What We Believe

Learn about how we got started, what we believe and our diversity statement.

In the Media

Read articles and stories about us in newspapers and magazines, on websites, blogs and the radio.

Board & Resource Council


View a list of our Board of Directors and Resource Council members.

Strategic Plan

Read our 2013-2016 Strategic Plan.

Annual Report

Read our 2013 Annual Report.


Read our electronic newsletters.

Awards & Recognition

View a list of awards and honors we have received.

Memberships & Affiliations

Learn about our organizational memberships and affiliations.


"The only problem with a program like Write Around Portland is knowing how good it is, how necessary it is, and how unfortunate it is that it doesn’t exist in every city and town in the country."                          

                          Dave Eggers,

Author & Founder of 826 Valencia


2013 Annual Report

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