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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Rachel Harry – life lessons through theater and following one’s passion

Out of the glitz and glamour of Broadway came an announcement last June that was both heartwarming and local. Rachel Harry, a drama teacher at…

Jefferson Smith shares his thoughts on 'Ideas Worth Spreading'

[caption id="attachment_3278" align="alignnone" width="640"] Jefferson Smith -- photo credit: Christopher Onsott[/caption] Jefferson Smith has done many interesting things over the course of his career. Among…

A Brand-New Venue

This year TEDxMtHood moves to the newly constructed theater at Roosevelt High School in north Portland. The event, with the theme of “Alchemy,” won’t be…