Bri Pruett

Bri is a Portland-born comedian and writer, currently based in Los Angeles. She was recently featured on Comedy Central's Roast…

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Gregory McKelvey

Gregory earned a Political Science degree from Oregon State University and a law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School.…

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Adrienne Nelson

Adrienne, a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge, is the second Black female judge in Oregon’s history. She is a sought-after…

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Adam Phillips: Practicing what he preaches: going against the grain to make the faith community inclusive for all

Inclusion. Think of the kid sitting all by himself in the lunchroom cafeteria; or the person who, instead of feeling unique, is branded weird; or…

Judge Adrienne Nelson: Encouraging Connection to Make the World a Better Place

--TEDxMtHood is honored to introduce Judge Adrienne Nelson as one of our 2017 speakers!-- Connection.  It’s the warm and exuberant embrace of an old friend…

Derenda Schubert: Building Bridges Across Generations

Adam and his little sister were living in a home where drugs were rampant and food was scarce. Eventually, their situation was discovered, and they…