Read more about the article First Program of its Kind in Oregon:The Black Filmmaker Fellowship
Open Signal Labs fellows at the program launch event, July 2018 (from left to right): Dustin Tolman, Tamera Lyn, Kamryn Fall, Sika Stanton, Elijah Hasan. (Missing: Noah Thomas.) (Photo by Sam Gehrke.)

First Program of its Kind in Oregon:The Black Filmmaker Fellowship

July 2018: With the help of an MHCRC Community Technology Grant, Open Signal launched a new incubator for emerging African American filmmakers, called Open Signal Labs. Designed to provide deep and transformative career advancement training to emerging Black filmmakers, the pilot fellowship recently enrolled six local artists. Keeping the number of participants enrolled to a select few, the artists are guaranteed one-on-one and small group professional training, collaborative and individual production experiences, well-publicized public screenings, career guidance and networking opportunities, and mentorship from industry professionals. Challenging the predominantly white male industry, Open Signal hopes the program provides Black filmmakers with…

Read Moreabout First Program of its Kind in Oregon:The Black Filmmaker Fellowship
Read more about the article 2019 Community Technology Grant Cycle

2019 Community Technology Grant Cycle

Apply Now! The 2019 Grant Cycle is now Open for Pre-Applications The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission is pleased to announce the opening of its 2019 Community Technology Grants funding cycle and encourages eligible organizations to apply. The Pre-Application deadline is December 6, 2018. For more information and to access the Pre-Application click here. [masterslider id="7"] Some pictures from past Grantees.

Read Moreabout 2019 Community Technology Grant Cycle
Read more about the article Annual Virtual Scholars Student Panel Celebrates Another Successful Year
Source: https://vs.pps.net/Page/1

Annual Virtual Scholars Student Panel Celebrates Another Successful Year

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, MHCRC staff attended the Portland Public Schools (PPS) celebration for the Annual Virtual Scholars Student Panel.  The Panel was made up of high school student participants of the PPS Virtual Scholars Program (VS), a recipient of the MHCRC Community Technology Grant Program. The grant funded Digital Transformation Project focuses on addressing the problem of the achievement gap between demographic groups, specifically targeting students who are not on track to graduate in four years because they are credit deficient. The program offers PPS high school students courses in Health, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies by means…

Read Moreabout Annual Virtual Scholars Student Panel Celebrates Another Successful Year
Read more about the article 2019 Community Technology Grant Cycle

2019 Community Technology Grant Cycle

Apply Now! The 2019 Grant Cycle is now Open for Pre-Applications The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission is pleased to announce the opening of its 2019 Community Technology Grants funding cycle and encourages eligible organizations to apply. The Pre-Application deadline is December 6, 2018. For more information and to access the Pre-Application click here. [masterslider id="7"] Some pictures from past Grantees.

Read Moreabout 2019 Community Technology Grant Cycle
Read more about the article Open School East Campus Grand Opening

Open School East Campus Grand Opening

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016 MHCRC Chair Carol Studenmund and staff joined Governor Kate Brown in celebrating the grand opening of Open School East (OSE). OSE is a new school in the Rockwood neighborhood designed to serve 7th – 12th grade students, who are not being served by traditional schools, and prepare them for success in careers and college. OSE is a 2016 MHCRC Community Technology Grant recipient. Grant funds provided by the MHCRC have been used to purchase technology and digital curriculum in support of getting all students back to meeting or exceeding grade-level benchmarks in both reading and math by…

Read Moreabout Open School East Campus Grand Opening
MHCRC line icon

Rockwood Innovation Station Ground Breaking

[masterslider id="5"] On August 26, Multnomah County officials conducted a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Rockwood Innovation Station at Rockwood Library. The MHCRC's Community Technology Grant support has given Multnomah County Library a boost toward helping Rockwood community youth become academically successful and career ready. The Rockwood Innovation Station aims to address community disparities by broadening access to connected learning (learning that is socially embedded, interest-driven, and oriented toward educational or economic opportunity) through engaging, technology-focused curriculum opportunities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM). The Rockwood Innovation Station will provide adult mentors and a makerspace with access to online learning tools and…

Read Moreabout Rockwood Innovation Station Ground Breaking
Read more about the article Community Technology Grants

Community Technology Grants

  September 2015: The 2016 Community Technology Grants cycle opens October 5, 2015. The deadline for Pre-Applications is December 8, 2015. More June 2015: The MHCRC is please to announce the 2016 Community Technology Grants award recipients are: Flying Focus Video Collective; MetroEast Community Media on behalf of the City of Wood Village; NW Film Center; Our United Villages; Community Vision; Young Audiences, Metro (Council Chambers); Metro (video conferencing); The Skanner Foundation; NW Childrens' Theater; PSU.TV; and, Friends of the Children. December 2014: The 2015 Community Technology Grants cycle deadline was December 9, 2014. Thank you to all who applied. The Community Technology Grants…

Read Moreabout Community Technology Grants