Feb 28th, 2013: Six Week Reading Class for Adults with Disabilities


On-the-Move is pleased to announce that they will be starting up a new series of reading classes for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in 2013.
This year there will be four 6-week sessions. The class is to all reading levels, and involves a group setting as well as individualized tutoring from community volunteers.
Classes are Thursday afternoons, 3:00-4:30 at the On-the-Move office in SE Portland.
There are openings for both students and volunteers in the first session, which begins on Feb. 28th.

Please contact Molly Mayo with any questions: 503.287.0346 or info@onthemoveonline.org.

Thanks to OTM for creating such a great resource!

Faces of Independence Northwest: Cherish

Phenomenally talented Portland photographer Shelby Brakken is back with a new series of images for The Faces of Independence Northwest Project.
Check out the some of the beautiful photos she’s taken of INW customer Cherish. You’ll see more of Cherish’s images on our promotional materials, on our office walls and on our website soon.

View all of Shelby Brakken’s Faces of Independence Northwest images here.

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Feb 21st, 2013 Craft Night Just Around the Corner


February 2013 INW Craft Night is just around the corner. Join us on Thursday, February 21st from 4:30 – 6:00. We’ll be making sun catchers, wind chimes, and mobiles this month!

Craft Night is held at the Independence Northwest office (541 NE 20th Ave., Suite 103.)

Limited space available. Feel free to bring an attendant or provider. Be sure to RSVP by calling Beri at 503.546.2950.

INW hosts Craft Nights on the 3rd Thursday of every month. We suggest a $3 donation to go toward supplies, provided by INW – however, no one will be turned away.