New year, new look, and new business! I started Parkrose Life in April 2019 wanting to tell stories of neighbors doing positive, often unnoticed, things for our community along with sharing a few insights and resources so that people living here or considering moving here would be inspired to ... » Learn More about The New Parkrose Life!
Parkrose School Board
Ashley Brassea and I first met because she was running for Parkrose School Board, and she was one of my first interviews for this website! (and she won!) She's definitely helped me get further connected in the community. She's a caring friend who lives in Maywood Park and is now Vice-Chair of the ... » Learn More about Parkrose Life Podcast 4: School Board Member, Pastor & Activist Ashley Brassea
I met with Ashley Brassea and her husband Aaron at their home in Maywood Park where they’ve lived since 2008. They now have four children, two at Prescott Elementary: Cora (2nd grade), Marlowe (kindergarten), Emmie (2), and Desmond (10 months). Here’s a snip of our conversation. Bryan: The first ... » Learn More about Mother, Minister, and Equity-advocate Ashley Brassea Runs for Parkrose School Board
After rallying with many others in Parkrose to support education funding across Oregon, Alisa Sherman kindly welcomed me to her home in Parkrose Heights where she’s lived since 2012 with her husband Troy. Her children Kai, Noe, and Luka are in 5th, 2nd, and kindergarten at Sacramento Elementary ... » Learn More about Super Volunteer Alisa Sherman Runs for Parkrose School Board
Sara Kirby talked with me about her dreams and goals as a board member of the Parkrose School District. You can read part 1 of our discussion.What do you hope to accomplish if you are reelected? If I get reelected, in the next four years, this next year is going to be a tough one because ... » Learn More about Sara Kirby Seeks School Board Reelection Pt 2
Parkrose School District Board Chair Sara Kirby hopes to continue her service for four more years by being reelected in the May 2019 election. Sara has a unique perspective as someone who used to teach about the environment and climate change in almost every middle school and high school in the ... » Learn More about Sara Kirby Seeks School Board Reelection Pt 1