11:11 Supply

“Customer service is where you’re really supporting strangers. If you do it right, it’s one of the most inclusive things ever. Anyone can walk in from the street. It costs you nothing to treat them like a magical human being, no matter who they are.” Paloma Medina |...

Revolución Coffee House

“The name of my coffee house, Revolución, is reflected in my work because I am revolutionizing the concept of selling traditional Mexican drinks and food in downtown Portland.”     “El nombre de mi cafetería, Revolución, se refleja en mi trabajo porque estoy...
Yesenia Gallardo

Yesenia Gallardo

“We don’t have the Mark Zuckerbergs or the Warren Buffetts in the Latino world. We need access to the language of business to feel entitled to dream big.”                                        — Yesenia Gallardo Share this Story Yesenia Gallardo is a Yale-graduated,...
Thea’s Vintage

Thea’s Vintage

“There’s a lot of antiques here along the Willamette Valley and we just continued that love of finding treasures, looking at old photographs and old books, reading about old history. ”— Thea Villasenor Thea Villasenor is the owner of Thea’s Vintage Living in the Pearl...
Y.G.B. Portland

Y.G.B. Portland

“We’re able to build out much more intricate programming with resources, so that’s profound for us.”                                       — Natalie Figueroa  In the summer of 2015, a community of creative of color came together to launch Y.G.B. (Young Gifted and...