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a letter from sean suib

interim executive director

I am honored to introduce myself as the Interim Executive Director at New Avenues for Youth. I have been with the agency since our founding in 1997, serving in many capacities during my tenure, most recently as the Associate Executive Director. This is a transformative time for the agency and I welcome the opportunity to provide leadership as we work to fulfill our mission and increase positive outcomes for the youth we serve. The need in our community has never been greater. An OPB report released in December 2011 shared that “families experiencing homelessness in Portland increased 29% over the previous year.” At New Avenues, this impact is felt daily. We have seen a 48% increase in youth accessing basic services, and this has translated to record numbers of youth on waiting lists for case management and transitional housing. New Avenues is also serving approximately 50 homeless youth with children – a growing trend amongst this population. On an individual level, youth are experiencing greater barriers to self-sufficiency, due to more acute mental health and substance abuse issues, and continue to struggle to obtain living wage employment and affordable housing. Despite the growing needs of our most vulnerable youth, New Avenues has been able to adapt, innovate, and transform thanks to the support of our staff, board, donors and community. The agency is facilitating this work by implementing an aggressive and thoughtfully developed five-year strategic plan that has, and will continue to, guide us through these challenging times. Our first year of implementing the six goals of this plan has moved us closer to actualizing our mission and vision. In order to move upstream to prevent youth homelessness, we have partnered with child welfare organizations and youth service providers to examine the experience of transition-age youth in foster care. This has resulted in a new collective impact strategy that aligns stakeholder’s efforts and mobilizes greater resources toward improving transition outcomes for foster youth. To increase opportunities for youth to achieve self-sufficiency, we have launched our Social Purpose Enterprise Initiative by opening a second Ben & Jerry’s PartnerShop on the Portland State University campus, creating jobs and further exposure to work skills and education for youth. New programs around arts and music engagement, and enhanced programs for youth in college and those pregnant and/or parenting, are deepening our impact and increasing positive outcomes for youth struggling to escape life on the streets. As an agency, we are working to return to our roots of advocacy by engaging staff in trainings and facilitating education and awareness of the broader issues impacting our work and our youth. All of this is possible because of further investment in our staff and leadership. To ensure we have the capacity needed to fulfill our mission, we have created new strategic staff positions and increased the membership and talents on our Board of Directors and Ambassador Board. We will continue to leverage our resources to differentiate ourselves as a highly effective homeless youth service provider. Each year, as we achieve our annual strategic goals, we move closer to realizing our agency’s vision for all young people to have a safe place to call home and the support needed to thrive. Our work is possible because of you. Sean Suib, LCSW Interim Executive Director P.S. If you want to connect regarding New Avenues, the growing need, and our plan, please contact me at 503.517.3921 or ssuib@newavenues.org.


Meet charlyn It was the summer of 2008, and Charlyn had just finished high school. Surviving in the woods in the shelter she had built with her own hands didn’t seem so bad to her at the time, until she found out that she was pregnant.

“I knew I had to change,” recounts the young mother. With no money, no home, and no job, Charlyn began staying at a local shelter. “They asked ‘where are you getting your meals?’ and I was like, ‘I don’t know–

where am I supposed to go?’ That’s when Charlyn learned about New Avenues for Youth...

Follow Charlyn through these pages to see how youth move through our programs

Our MISSION is to work in partnership with our community to prevent youth homelessness and provide homeless and at-risk young people with the resources and skills needed to lead healthy, productive lives.


Our Programs In 2011

670

youth accessed our drop-in center for basic services

case management New Avenues’ Case Management Program provides each youth with a Masters Level clinical social worker. They work with youth to identify and connect them to needed services and to create a comprehensive plan to work towards a healthy, independent life.

day service center The Day Service Center is our initial contact point with most youth, providing food, clothing, showers, and various recreational activities. By providing a safe place where basic needs can be met, staff can build trusting relationships with youth and are able to connect them to services that will help them on their path to leaving the streets.

engagement 3,857

going beyond meeting basic needs

72

youth enrolled in our housing programs

hours

of case management

provided

transitional housing our Transitional Housing Program provides a safe home for youth transitioning off the streets and moving toward independence. The 24-bed facility is designed so youth can build independent living skills while working or pursuing education. Upon exiting, youth are self-sufficient & move into stable living situations.

What began as a simple way to get a hot meal quickly turned into a pathway towards stability for Charlyn and her soon-to-be-born daughter. “Oh, you’ve got education, too!” Charlyn remembers thinking. She worked


education

ged prep tutoring computer training college preparation financial aid assistance

our alternative school for homeless youth is a fully accredited high school designed for homeless students who have had barriers to educational opportunities, but our education services go far beyond ged procurement.

81 enrollments

in post-secondary education

31 youth earned their ged awards

empowerment

one of the most amazing developments at new avenues for youth this year was the collaborative mural project that our youth participated in. see the back of our annual report for details.

did you know? a groundbreaking

517

youth were served by our pave job training program in fy 2011, a 36% increase from fy 2010.

new avenues for youth became the first and only nonprofit in the country to open a second ben & jerry’s partnershop, which provides job training and work experience for our youth. we adopted the artists mentorship program into our services, with 133 youth exploring creative learning. Learn more at newavenues.org/about-us/empower

on computer research and wrote reports with fellow youth, and soon began volunteering for Meals On Wheels. But her transformation didn’t stop there.


where your

donations FY 2011 went in

94% 41,334

48% increase 179 youth received

in youth accessing day center services

intensive case management meals

of the youth in our transitional housing & independent living programs exited into

served stable housing

145 76 internship placements job 7,126

opening of our

placements

adoption of our

artists bed nights mentorship

program

provided

second ben & jerry’s partnershop

“I thought, ‘I don’t know what the next step is. I’m pregnant--what do I need to do next?” Charlyn took staff’s advice to enroll in New Avenues’ PAVE job training program. “It helped a huge amount. I didn’t even know there was


finances

fy 2010-2011

special events, net $591,103 in kind contributions $127,233 other revenue $14,405 partnershops $108,214

corporate/foundations, individuals $509,306

funding sources

government grants $1,903,537

-$217,446

Change in Net Assets before Non-Operating Activities

total: $3,253,798

-$296,995

+$493,052

fundraising $242,388

administration $454,710

program services $2,774,146

total before non-operating expenses $3,471,244

Depreciation Expense

investment returns

+$111,000

capital campaign contributions

$89,611

change in net assets

such a thing as training for an interview,� explained Charlyn. She learned how to build a resume, participated in mock interviews, and watched customer service training videos.


you make all the work we do possible. $100,000 +

Bill Furman Classic Wines Auction, Inc. Multnomah County Department of Human Services Portland Development Commission Portland Public Schools Worksystems, Inc

$25,000-$99,000

Begonia Charitable Foundation Greenbrier Companies Heather Killough Hedinger Family Foundation Housing and Urban Development Janus Youth Programs (Collaborative Grant) JFR Foundation National School Lunch Program Nike, Inc. Northwest Health Foundation Oregon Youth Authority Peter and Christine Nickerson Portland Housing Bureau Ray Hickey Foundation The Oregon Community Foundation

$10,000-$24,999 Bill Cortelyou Cynthia Hampton Ed Cauduro Advised Charitable Fund - OCF FLIR Systems, Inc. Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation Howard S. Wright Jaffe Family Fund-OCF Joan and Brian Allen

John and Kim Bradley KeyBank KeyBank Foundation Lucky Limousine Mitch and Elisa Hornecker Pat and Tony Trunzo Portland Business Alliance R&H Construction Company Safeco Insurance Foundation Silicon Valley Community Foundation Social Venture Partners Portland Steven and Lynn Pratt The Park Foundation TMT Development Co., Inc. Transition Projects Windermere Foundation

$5,000-$9,999

Bank of America Foundation DePaul Treatment Centers (Collaborative Grant) Downtown Marketing Initiative Fred Meyer Fund John C. McGuire John Gray Charitable Fund Legacy Health Maureen Casey Milton and Bobbi Lampros Nike Employee Grant Fund Northwest Evaluation Association OCF Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation Regence Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Oregon Robert and Hedy Snow Fund-OCF Sarah Nesland Steinfeld Family Fund -OCF Stephen and Melissa Babson Stephen D. Gomez Steven and Marian Bailey The Jackson Foundation

The TJX Foundation, Inc. US Bank/US Bancorp Foundation

$1,000-$4,999

American Industries Anonymous B. Douglas Bouland and Peter Wallmark Bank of America Beecher Carlson Insurance Agency Bill Stoller BP & A, LLC Brendan Stevenson Brian and Jeanne Rice Byron Tarr and Barbara Bassett-Tarr Caron and Larry Ogg Chase Bank Christian and Annette Joly Combined Federal Campaign Comcast Cooltek Craig Conahan Dave and Megan Muessle David and Julie Machado Denise Julian EC Enterprises LLP Ed and Christine Stair Ellen Kodis and David Salmon Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Gary Maffei and Marcus Lintner Geoffrey S. Bruce and Susan Parke Global Impact Gretchen Holce Guy and Alice Snyder Harder Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Herbert Sharp and Kathy Smith Hibler Franke Foundation Hotel Modera IBM Corporation Intel Foundation Matching

Gifts Janie and Gary Hibler Jay & Diane Zidell Charitable Foundation Jeff M. Britt Jerry and Sandra Rowe John and Rosanne Lobitz Keller Foundation Kenneth and Patti Cowdery KGW Channel 8 Kroger Leslie Bevan and Julie Huffaker Leupold & Stevens Foundation Linda Williams M. Ray and Ann-Britt Mathis Maginnis & Carey, L.L.P. Marjorie Winzenried and Richard Macquoid Mark and Ann Edlen Mary Clark Matthew and Lillian Chapman Metro Multifamily Housing Association Meyer Memorial Trust Mike Hart Miki Iwai Mills Family fund Milton Burke and Barbara Rice Norma Alberthal Open Meadow Alternative School PacifiCorp Foundation Parsons Family Fund Penny and Jim Bewick Piper Park Portland Impact (Collaborative Grant) Portland Rugby Club Portland Youthbuilders Ralph Archenhold Ray and Jean Auel Richard and Deborah Hawkins Rod and Carol Crockett Roger Coit S. Kenneth Kirn Schwabe, Williamson, & Wyatt Scott and Liz Johnson Scott Howard and Lucy Kivel

Sheryl Manning and Steve Janik Star Park Steven R. Reinisch The Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust The Standard Employee Giving Campaign Tim & Mary Boyle Charitable Trust Tracy and Beau Blixseth Truist Comprehensive Distribution Tumac Lumber Company, Inc. Union Bank of California Foundation Volunteers of America of Oregon Inc. Washington Trust Bank Wessinger Foundation

$1-$999

Alan and Carla Jochim Alan Wickstrom Allison Pauletto Alma and Enrique De Castro Amanda Meyer Andrea and Jon Lamvik Andrea Kendrick Andrew Franklin Andrew Harrington and Emily Smith Harrington Angela and Nelson Pratt Anita and David August Anita Director Anne and Mario Bisio Anne Knowles Annette J. Vecchio Antonette and Gus Amato April Hendricks Ara Serjoie Art and Barbara Palmer Autodesk, Inc. Balaji Iyer Barbara and David Dansky Beach School PTA Ben Goekjian Benjamin and Elaine Whiteley Beth A. Kahlen Betsy Rickles Bill and Judy Blair Bob Hatfield Bob Visdos

“I worked so hard,” recounts Charlyn, recalling her excitement when Ben & Jerry’s hired her. Within 6 months, she was the store’s shift leader. And when New Avenues opened up a second Partnershop at Portland State University,


Brandon Sprague Brant Slaughter Brenda Scotton Brennen T. Kelly Breona and Lee Lantz Brian and Erica Bayless Brian Massey Brian P. Porter Brian Wright and Alice Thornton Bruce Powell Byron Lathim C.J. Gabbe Cafegive, LLC Carisa and Travis Talbot Carl and Lynne Greve Carl Chestnut Carla and Ed Israel Carol H. Basch Carol Hutchison Catherine Wooden CD Baby Charlie and Darci Swindells Charlie Frasier Chester and Marilyn Guernsey Chris Benenati Chris Signalness Christopher Liddell Cindy Surendorf City of Portland, Bureau of Revenue Claudia and James Styrsky Cliff Lehman Clint Bates Clint T. Talbot Connie Dupree Craig Wessel Custom Audio Video Dan and Nancy Stueber Dan Bohling Dan G. Wieden Dan Harris Dan Opfer Daniel DeHaven and Ruth Greb-DeHaven Daren and Elaine Hamilton Darlene Ireland Darrell and Sarah Hawkins Dave Bartels Dave Farrell David and Chris Sinner David and Christine Vernier

David and Sarah Bany David Maglike and Butch Williams David Onley David Reiter DawnRenee Cinocco Debbie Menashe Deborah J. Wilson Debra and Dave Benson Denise and Mark Bowen Denise J. Roman-Goldstein Dennis Yu Desmond Mollendor Diane Boly Diane C. Snedecor Dolores Briles Don and Eunice Waggoner Don and Madeline Sprague Donald Klotter Donna C. Campbell Donna Locke Dorothy Boothe Dorothy Valish Doug Stamm Douglas and Marianna O’Brien Dr. Butch Williams and Dr. David Maglike Dr. Douglas and Selley Key Duncan Hamilton and Richard C. Bland Ed Menze Edward D. Altstock Elizabeth M. Lee Emily Auerbach Episcopal Parish of St. John the Baptist Equity Foundation Eric Lochner Erik Wald Everett Newcomb Fay and Frank Putnam FEI Company Ferguson Wellman Capital Management, Inc. Fran and Robert Heinith Frank Roberti Fred and Michelle Chown Gabriel Genauer Gail L. Johnson and Roger Demuth Gary and Barbara Ward Gary and Jean Abbott Gary and Renee Dillon George Scherzer Gerald and S. Bunny Sadis

GLBTQ Historical Society Glenn and Adriana Kaplan Glenna Hendricksen GlobalGiving Foundation Gloria and Gene Bennett GoodSearch Greenbridge Properties Greg and Alice Gutz Gun Denhart Gus and Helen Antonis Hal Corcoran Hampton Affiliates Hans and Azin Van Alebeek Harold Pollin Heidi Griffin Holland Family Foundation Holst Architecture P.C. Intel Volunteer Grant Program J. and P. Schlueter Jack and Debbie Keck Jack and Shirlee Hansen Jahna Albertus and Terry Cross James and Jennifer Bruce James and Sharla Beall James Dunn James McDonald James Nicholas James Rudd Jane E. Gordon Jane Jacobsen Janell and Cordon Bittner Janet and David Gonrowski Janet Wood Jani Buckmaster Janice M. Dawson Janyce and Donn Gassaway Jay Grossman Jayme Breidenbach Jayne B. Menard Jean E. McDowell Jeanie M. Coleman Jeff Miller Jessica Elkan and Jamie Beinin Jessica Mills Jesuit Volunteer Corps / Morris House Jim Sullins Jing Li and Jim Myers Joan A. Hansen Joan Brambani Joanna Gibson Jody Cox Joel and Allie Losli

John and Charlene Rogers John and Cheryl Schulte John and Deborah Purcell John and Jane Emrick John and Joan Shipley John and Kate Eskew John and Priscilla Longfield John Belle John Eichsteadt John Jobe John Nesbitt and Cindy Hickey-Nesbitt John Salmon John Svicarovich Jon Losey Jonathan Burley Jonathan Lindgren and Margaret Ruby Joseph and Melanie Barclay Joseph Copeland Josh Frankel and Dr. Amy Frankel Josh O’Brien Joy Johnson Judith D. Fehr Judy M. Ilg Juliana Scholl Julie and Alex Sutton Julie and Ted Vigeland Julie Mancini Julie Vincent JustGive Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest Karalee and Steven Lewis Karen Tabata Karl Rinder Karolyn Neupert Katharyn and Michael Thompson Katherine and Dennis Clark Kathie Brodie Kathleen A. Salmon Kathleen Grasing Kathryn A. Miller Kathryn Herndon Kathryn Stock Keith and Linda Lovett Kell, Alterman & Runstein, L.L.P Ken and Margaret Kirchner Kenneth and Mary Unkeles

Charlyn became assistant manager. Now Charlyn’s life mirrors that of so many mothers, centered on balancing her professional responsibilities with spending time with her child.

Kerry Ovall Kevin and Leigh Crabtree Kirsten S. Kirby Kristine Nelson Kristy and Matt Krueger Kurt Ruff Kyoko and Joel Zuch Lakey Design Lance Steinberg Larry and Linda Veltman Lathan and Sharon Russel Laura Comiskey Laura Wiler Laurie K. Scriven Lee Kell Leonard and Shirley Webb Linda and Robert Jensen Linda Blitz Linda J. Quandt Linda Rae Hickey Linda Robinson Lindsey Morrison Lois Brooks Lorraine Moll Lynn Dueltgen Mal and Janeen McAninch Marci Hansell-Johnston Marcia and Gerald Torrey Marcia H. Randall Margaret E. Arno Margret A. Rigby Marilyn DeJesus Marilyn Lindner Marilyn McDonald and Wilford Weeks Marjorie Enneking Mark and Catherine Myers Mark Fitkin Mark Manulik Mark Ottenad and Beth Anne Huffine Mark Ray Marla K. Gardner Martha and Greg Kramer Martha Soltesz Marti and Tim Uecker Martin Baggs Mary Jane Hamaker Marylin Sholian Matthew Cleinman Maureen Casey Maxwell PR McKenzie Kadlub-Swan McMurchie Family Fund Melissa Eddy Mengis Capital


Management Merritt S. Yoelin Michael and Gloria Olds Michael and Sherrie Kaiel Michael E. Henningsen, Jr. Michael O’Connor Michael Preisz and Karen Hinsdale Michael S. Swett Michelle Giguere Mike Hindlin Mike Juliana Mike Rizzo Miriam and Joel Beinin Morris and Paula Westlund Mountain View Activity Club Myllisa Jensen Nancy Sellers Nancy Stark Ned & Sis Hayes Family Fund Neil Clayton Network for Good NIKE Store Norman Bodek Oregon Jewish Community Foundation Oregon Retired Educators Association P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter DB Pam Feigelson Pamela Sullivan Patrice Warner Patricia and Leo Gentry Patrick Lockhart Paul and Karon Heineman Paul and Nancy Frisch Paul Schneider and Lauren Eulau Paula Diamond Peggy Suzio Perry Gage Petar Klaetsch Peter and Robin Nielsen Peter Auerbach Portland Center for Spiritual Living Preisz Associates, Inc. Priscilla Lam and Stephen Kelsey P’Town, Incorporated R. Philip Flickinger Rachel van Dongen Ramona Ford

Rance Gregory Randahl Finnessy Randy White Raymond and Dorothy Packouz Regence Employee Giving Campaign Regional Arts & Culture Council Rhonda Meadows Rich Booman Richard and Jana Westlund Richard and Maureen Cantlin Richard Leman and Donna Ching Richard Wingard Rigby Family Fund Robert and Jean Wilson Robert and Lisa Franz Robert Kabney Robert Scanlan and Gay Hart Robert Shlachter Robin and Ralph Guariglia Robin Balmer Robin Twelker Roger and Margaret Hinshaw Ron Lindsey Ronald and Cathy Snyder Ronald and Diane Sloan Rosalie M. Krahmann Rosalind M. Roseman Rose City Rowing Club Roxanne Rotticci Rudi and Jean Milpacher Rudy Kadlub Ryan and Linda Wiley Ryan Gibson Sam and Karen Pierce Sandra A. Coila Sandy and Norman Caldwell Sarah Dennison - Leonard Scott Bacewich Scott Goins and Gretchen Schauffler Sharii Rey Sharon Brothers Shawn Duburg Sheryl Fuller and Richard Liebman Shirley and John Sutton Shoshana Ungerleider Starla McCauley

Steve and Yasmin Patterson Steven J. Morgan Stuart Cohen Susan Barnett Rech Susan Dale Susan Fries and Lew Bowers Susan Santilli Sussman Shank LLP Suzinn Weiss Sydney L. Maehara Symantec Tammi Kipp Tara O’Hanlon Shaw Ted and Alberta Karll Teresa and Damon Haggerty Teri Duncan Thomas and Marianne Sass Thomas Zupan Tim and Kristen Longmire Tim Bieber Toni Jaffe Tyler and Don Billings Tyler Morrison United Way of the Columbia-Willamette Vanessa Elkan Victor and Dolores Atiyeh Vida and Eugene Edera Vijay Tummala Vincent Kenkel Virginia Carcavallo W. James and Cherie Beatty Warren Murray Wayne Clark Wayne Miya Webtrends Willamette University, MBA William and Colleen Gardner William and Karen Early William Baker Xavier Lehericy and Dr. Constance Jackson Yvonne M. Iverson

IN-KIND DONORS Albertsons-Sav-on Alexis Kinner Aloha High School

Alpha Delta Kappa - Chi Chapter Altonimbus Entertainment Amy Carmona Andrew de Boer Anita and John Barbey Anonymous Artisanal Wine Cellar Artist Mentorship Program Austin Gipson B & B Print Source Barbara and Milton Rice Baysinger Partners Architecture PC Bill Furman Brad Bogus Brenda Scotton Brian and Jeanne Rice Brighter Horizons Foundation Brooke Harrison Bryce Baker Bylinda Tollefsen carl and lynne greve Carolyn Holman The Casey Eye Institute Cathi Pham Celia Perkins Charles Maclean Chris Calarco Chuck McDonald City of Portland, Bureau of Revenue Coby Holley Congregation Shir Tikvah Cox Family Cupcake Jones Dale Schwartz Dana Weintraub Daryl and Wallace Wilson Dave Biglen Dave’s Killer Bread / NatureBake Dawn Bootz Dawn Patrick Dante’s Deli Dena Holley Deseret Industries Devine Chiropractics Dominic Keska Dorris Petticord Double Tree Dull Olson Weeks Architects Ed Kluss

Elizabeth Dulley Elliot Associates, Inc. Epiq Systems Eric Murfitt Evergreen Community Fat Fancy Franklin High School Association Fred Meyer Friends Involved in Dog Outreach Fuse Theater Ensemble Gail Kingsley Gary and Janie Hibler Gary and Marianne Rothenberger Gerald and S. Bunny Sadis Gisel Hillner Global Backpack Project Grand Central Grant Klarp Greg and Andrea Rigby Hal Corcoran Halla Williams Happy Valley Middle School Heather Shields Heather Stephens Helium Comedy Club Hotel Modera Howard and Vicki Kronish Intel Corporation - Jones Farm J. Hootman James and Jennifer Bruce Jamie Coughlin Jan and Chris Kitchel Jason Ries Jeanette Hesehahl Jeff and Jeni Hovey Jennifer Blair Jennifer Williamson Jenny Hudson Jessica Elkan and jamie beinin Jim Allen Joanmarie Eggert Joanna Dorchuck Joe Eustaquio John Carroll Joseph Robertson Judy Davis Judy Decker Julian and Janice Eames Kelly Donnelly Kennedy Jenks

The most exciting thing to Charlyn now? Her new two-bedroom apartment that she accessed through New Avenues’ Independent Living Program and shares with her young daughter. “It’s our own place–you don’t know how much that means to me,” shared Charlyn. “If it wasn’t for New Avenues, I


Kenneth and Patti Cowdery Kerin Mucci KGW Channel 8 Kim Slack Lake Oswego High School Lakeridge High School Larry and Gayle Cheldelin Lauren Barshaw Laurie Anderson Layla Iranshad Linda Williams Ms. Lisa Frisch Lisa Huelsdonk Lois Barnum Loren Shelly Lori Perkins Lucky Limousine Service Mario and Anne Bisio Mark and Catherine Myers Marneet Lewis Martha Soltesz Mary Francillon Maryanne deGoede Matthew Krueger Medical Teams International Megan Cahn Megan Wyckoff Melanie Louie Michael James and Brian Ruder Michelle Unger Mike Polich mitch and elisa hornecker Multnomah County Library Nancy Stark Nathan Alvarez Nel Centro Nike, Inc. Nike Store Nike Town NPC Research Oregon Community Health Information Network, Inc. Oregon Episcopal School Oregon Weight Loss Surgery Oregonian Publishing Company Panat Thomas Pinit Pat and Tony Trunzo Paul and Christine O’Mara Paul and Karon Heineman Paul Schlesinger Pazzo Ristorante Philip Jones

The Portland Business Journal Portland Center Stage Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra Qwest Re:think Ron and Kelly Lish Rorie Leone Ms. Rosa Park Rosalind Roseman Roya Mansouri and Enoch Huang Saint Cupcake Samantha Fishman Sarah Doherty Sarah Jensen Shawn Clark Shawn Spargo Smith Berry Barn Solena and Grand Cru Estates St. Joseph the Worker - Life Teen St. Mary’s Academy St. Mary’s Cathedral Stacey Ho Stuart Childs Sue Hudson-Rau Sule Kirkewoog Summer Bennett Sunlan Lighting Susan Dale Susan Fries and Lew Bowers Susan Kohnle Susan Myrick Susan Sokolowski Tanya B. Trudi Morrison URS Corporation The Wellspring School Widmer Brewing Company Will Carver William and Susan Bourque Wilsonville High School While we have done our best to include all donors in this list, mistakes occasionally happen. please email us at info@newavenues.org if you notice a name missing.

board of directors Brian Rice, President KeyBank

Geoffrey Bruce Maginnis & Carey

Ed Stair, Secretary Nike, Inc.

Ashley Campion Helen K. & Arthur E. Johnson Foundation

Joan Allen Windermere Cronin & caplan realty group Penny Bewick Anne Bisio Mario’s B. Douglas Bouland Bouland & Associates carol bradley legacy health John Bradley R & H Construction

Sandra McDonough Portland Business Alliance Martin Moll AKT CPAs

Andrew Colas Colas Construction

Peter Nickerson

Scott Gallagher Portland State University

Judy Robinson Fred Meyer

Caron Ogg

Stephen Gomez

Gerard Rowe

Mitchell Hornecker Howard S. Wright

Vanessa Sturgeon TMT Development

Heather Killough

Julie Sutton Youth, Rights & Justice: Attorneys at Law

Gary Maffei

Pat Trunzo

AMBASSADOR BOARD Dave Biglen, chair Greenbridge Properties

Joseph Dulaney Symantec

Jeff Hovey Eagle Home Mortgage

Janna Aginsky Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Josh Frankel Merrill Lynch

Kristy Kadlub Mazama Capital Management

James Bruce Kell Alterman Runstein Brittni Busch adidas international Tyler Cox Regence Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Oregon Theressa Davis Comcast Tyler Dillavou Bonneville Power Administration

C.J. Gabbe Fregonese Associates Briana Gonzales Johnson & Johnson Keeley Hawkins Windermere Cronin & Caplan realty group Brett Hayes Nike, inc. Jeremy Herrig Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C.

wouldn’t have the roof over my head, I wouldn’t be working and taking care of my little one. They open doors for you that you didn’t think were there, that you thought were locked forever.”

Rhys Konrad Group Mackenzie colleen o’neill janrain Rena Satre Meloy RSM Design Sara Vanderhoff Adidas International


The

billions and billions of people project

newavenues.org/billions

in 2011, TMT Development President and NEW AVENUES board member Vanessa Sturgeon came to new avenues with an idea. construction was halted on one of her company’s downtown projects until 2013, but the space needed refining. A conference room in New Avenues’ downtown facility was transformed into an art space, internationally famed and local artists were brought in, and thirty homeless & at-risk youth signed up to paint a gigantic mural that would soon surround the construction site. Through New Avenues’ PAVE job training program and A.M.P. Artist Mentorship Program, youth were paid wages for their work. And some of them stepped up to take on management roles in the project. See the final installation for yourself! It’s in the downtown core at SW Park and Yamhill until 2013.

newavenues.org

1220 SW Columbia st, portland, or 97201

503 224 4339

Annual Report 2011  

New Avenues for Youth's annual report from the 2011 fiscal year.

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