Business For A Better Portland issues a call-to-action each month, bringing the business community together with non-profits and government to create a more equitable and prosperous city.
September: Mat Ellis
CEO of Cloudability
Our September post is by Mat Ellis, Cloudability CEO and BBPDX member. Mat talks about the value of taking time to truly listen to the community. Together, we partnered with Street Roots, the award-winning newspaper that advocates for the homeless, to hear directly from their community about the most meaningful ways we can offer support.
August: Stephen Green
City Manager at Townsquared
Our August post is by Stephen Green, City Manager of Townsquared, BBPDX member, and founder of PitchBlack. Stephen describes the opportunity for local businesses to support the city's up and coming black entrepreneurs.
2017 Calls to Action
Our July post is by Jim Brunberg, Founder and Owner of Mississippi Studios, Revolution Hall, and Roam Schooled. Jim describes how "lone wolf" business owners like him are stronger together through organizations like ours.
Our June post is by Kristen Connor, Senior Vice President and Community Impact Officer at Heritage Bank. Kristen describes how business owners play a critical role in shaping policy and connects their work back to the community.
Business for a better Portland
In May, Business For A Better Portland asked its members for input on the current budget dilemma in Salem.
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