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Outside In’s Commitment to Anti-Racism

Outside In’s Commitment to Anti-Racism

Executive Director Patricia Patrón's Address to Outside In Staff The last few days, weeks, and months have been full of violence and tragedy, which has impacted our Black community terribly. This comes after years of oppression and amidst the COVID-19 pandemic which...

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Courtney’s Story

Courtney’s Story

Today, Outside In needs your support more than ever, as we address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are committed to providing essential services to those who will be harmed the most during this crisis and in the months that follow. We hope you’ll consider making a gift so...

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Outside In supports Measure 26-210

Outside In supports Measure 26-210

Dear Outside In Friends and Family, Oregon’s election day is approaching quickly! Tuesday, May 19th is the last day to drop off your ballot and have your voice be heard on many important and impactful local issues – including Measure 26-210. Now more than ever, our...

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Un mensaje de salud y esperanza

Un mensaje de salud y esperanza

Un mensaje de salud y esperanza para nuestra comunidad  Desde el despacho de la directora ejecutiva, Patricia Patrón Estimados amig@s y familiares de Outside In  Mi corazón esta lleno de agradecimiento. En el último mes he visto como nuestro personal ha superado el...

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A Message of Health & Hope

A Message of Health & Hope

A Message of Health and Hope for our Community from Executive Director, Patricia PatrónDear Outside In Friends and Family, I have found myself filled with gratitude over the past month as I watched our staff overcome fear and uncertainty to deliver critical care to...

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Students: Things to Do While Urban Ed is Closed

Students: Things to Do While Urban Ed is Closed

Things to Do While Urban Ed Is Closed is a handy guide made by our ERC staff that offers ideas and resources for participants including GED practice tests, virtual tutoring, and a list of free online tools! To contact our staff about virtual tutoring: Email:...

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Success Stories

Jason

Through Outside In’s guidance and support, I was in my own apartment completely self-sufficient within a week.

Anna

If you met me today, you might never imagine I spent countless nights sleeping under the Burnside Bridge.

Anthony

As a patient at Outside In, the dignity, compassion, and respect that I was shown by staff truly had a lasting impact on me and directly resulted in me wanting to get involved in helping my community.

Shay

Outside In made me want to be around excellence. Outside In shaped me. It taught me how to be kind to people less fortunate.

River

When I came out as trans and reached out to the community for help, everyone had something good to say about Outside In.

Rei

Through these connections I was able to get into school and graduate as a Certified Medical Assistant