...sharing stories...connecting deeply...transforming lives

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Leaven Community affirms the sacred interconnection of all and the creative and liberative power within our connective relationships.

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5431 NE 20th Avenue
Portland, OR  97211


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Intergenerational Health and Wellness

Sistercare Cafe with African American Breastfeeding Coalition of Oregon

African American Breastfeeding Coalition of Oregon

AABCO envisions re-establishing a culture that celebrates breastfeeding as a joyous, natural, human activity from birth and beyond.

Habla Yoga
Community Wellness & Language Learning


​Habla Yoga supports integral development by co-creating a dynamic space for expanding awareness, communication, and connections within ourselves and communities.


Oregon Inter-Tribal Breastfeeding Coalition of Oregon

Redefine unity to promote, educate, support & respect our diverse Native American community in Oregon; reclaiming breastfeeding and first foods.

Rosemary Loperena Moure, Doula Casandra Jimenez, Tierra Salmón, Maura Jansen, 
Roberta Eaglehorse-Ortiz, Elizabeth Ann McElligott, Gail Hart and Monique Lopez

The Village Midwives

The Village Midwives is a grassroots organization with two goals; we serve the community with compassionate midwifery care and we train midwives of color.


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