Stories of Impact

Powering Potential: Partner Stories
Meet some of the people and organizations that inspire us and learn how their ideas, tenacity and efforts are activating the power of potential.

  • Finding Creativity and Connection in COVID Times

    By Jenny R. Stadler | |

    Guest post by: Jenny Stadler, Executive Director, PHAME Our world has changed entirely in the months since the pandemic began. And yet here at PHAME Acade…

  • Shining Light on the Housing Crisis for People Experiencing I/DD

    We believe housing is a basic human right. Stable housing supports and enhances health, well-being and community connectedness. Yet, for thousands of people ex…

  • Portland Art and Learning Studios

    Art builds bridges, sparks new perspectives and gives people a voice. Portland Art and Learning Studios (PALS), a program of Albertina Kerr, is a progressive a…

  • Improving Bone Marrow Transplant Outcomes for People of Color

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    Bone marrow transplants have provided life-saving cancer treatments for more than 30 years. As researchers strive to increase survival rates and reduce complic…

  • The Tenacious Erin Ryan

    By and | |

    Our work provides daily opportunities to learn and be inspired. It can also challenge assumptions, and we can all use a dose of that now and then.For me, one o…

  • Endowed Chair Supports Entrepreneurial Research

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    A $2.5 million grant from the Kuni Foundation fully funded an endowed chair for Prostate Cancer Research at Oregon Health & Science University, enabling th…

  • Collaboration Key to Closing Gaps in Children’s Cancer Research

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    Thanks to the power of precision medicine, we’re experiencing a revolution in the treatment of cancer, yet progress for children lags behind. Children are not …

  • Cohousing Expands Affordable, Inclusive Options for Individuals Who Experience I/DD

    Rooted in a late-1960s Danish movement, cohousing is an intentional community of private homes clustered around shared spaces like a dining area, gardens, walk…

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