Thank you!

Also, a huge thanks to the little ones for inspiring us and connecting us as moms!

The St. Johns Village Project wants to sincerely thank the following people for taking time to have conversations about starting up this project:

The Older Moms and Planning Committee (so far):
Ally Renshaw
Carly Brown
Christy Conant
Jennifer Ruwart
Kristen Meyers
Leah Nusse
Mieke Clark
Misty Gremaud
Nicole Caputo
Rebecca Maier Lowry
Shanna Schlitz
Sommer Slevin

Swapnplay Board
Dre Davey
Amber Gauntlett
Emily Oldenburg King
Shanna Schlitz
Tenneal Lujan

Heroes, allies and others willing to chat:
Celeste Janssen, Oregon Mentors
Cary Hixon, DBM
Heather Keister, Southlake Foursquare Church
Esther Harris, White Shield/LIFT
Kim Filla, Rosemary Anderson High School
Sara Kemper, Children’s Relief Nursery and Rosemary Anderson High School
Harold Acevedo, Rosemary Anderson High School
Chris Otis, Children’s Relief Nursery
Ely Sanders, Pathfinder Academy
Crystal Lebeda, Pathfinder Academy
Rhona Brant, Salvation Army
Rachel Spigal, Impact Northwest
Julie Houston, Impact Northwest
Julia Sylla, Oregon Campus Compact
Katy Allen, Early Head Start
Ariana Altieri, Portland Public Schools Teen Parents Counselor
Tiffany Tucker, Insights Teen Parents Program
Catherine Malinis, Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon

Community support:
Aprende Con Amigos Preschool Academy
Early Headstart — Roosevelt High School
Family Forward Oregon
Moyo Jasiri
Mudeye Puppet Theater
Oregon Mentors
Pathfinder Academy
Pumpkin Ridge Gardens
Roosevelt High School
Rosemary Anderson High School
St. Johns Community Garden
White Shield and Salvation Army

By Amy Potthast Posted in About