Throughout our 50-year history, Open School’s true gift to Portland has been nurturing citizens who see the greatness in each other, and value community before self. This set of values impacts everyone who spends time with our programs – both students and staff. We are so proud of our many Open School community members who put these values into action through work in education, entrepreneurship, equity leadership, and in so many other ways.
Simply stated, Open School fosters growth in individuals who make Portland a safer, more identity-affirming place to live, work, and heal. Click here to explore videos, photos, and profiles gathered from our 50 years of memories.