The inaugural Rising Leaders Steering Committee was formed to develop our 2019 Rising Leaders internship program and take our flagship program to the next level.

2019 Rising Leaders Steering Committee Members:     Iman Abdi, Zoe Bonnichsen, Matthew Boyd, Paris Gresham, Darby Knox, Alexa Miles, Justice Rajee, Elise Temple, Shyvonne Williams, Lily Yamamoto.

2019 Rising Leaders Steering Committee Members:
Iman Abdi, Zoe Bonnichsen, Matthew Boyd, Paris Gresham, Darby Knox, Alexa Miles, Justice Rajee, Elise Temple, Shyvonne Williams, Lily Yamamoto.

By involving our community partners, program participants, and leaders from across the city, we are able to leveage more resources and produce an even more meaningful program. The steering committee is comprised of a talented group of individuals from some of Portland's most renowned companies and organizations including Pacific Northwest College of Arts, Nike World Headquarters, The Portland Trail Blazers, POIC, Immigrant Refugee Community Organization, Multnomah County Office and the Portland Police Bureau. We are extremely proud of the members who have volunteered their time to help improve the community and set a standard for our committee for years to come.