Meet the owner of Portland's only all-vegan popsicle shop
Ice Queen's refreshing flavors and “cute” aesthetic make it a favorite for Portlanders. The shop's growth was made possible by a small business (IDA) grant from Mercy Corps Northwest.
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February 19, 2021
Community first: Black entrepreneurs show us what’s possible
Across the Pacific Northwest, Black entrepreneurs show us what’s possible for local communities – showcasing craft, perseverance, and the power of humanity.
January 26, 2021
Meet Jessica McGrory: An LMT nurturing the connection between body and brain
Jessica McGrory recently opened Portland Massage Center, LLC, in Beaverton, Oregon, after attending a Mercy Corps Northwest Women’s Business Center course.
January 11, 2021
Gathering and growing – Agape In Home Care
Tim Cooke and Alexis Ruhumuriza, owners of Agape In Home Care, offer in-home care for families and career development opportunities for staff caregivers.
December 09, 2020
Meet Ramona Johnson: The entrepreneur behind Suited for You
Ramona Johnson opened Suited for You in 2019 on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Portland within the Portland Observer plaza.
November 19, 2020
Shop local at our virtual “Northwest Made Holiday Market” in 2020
The Northwest Made Holiday Market brings together a community of 70+ vendors from the Portland Metro Area, featuring local + BIPOC + women entrepreneurs and businesses.