Utilizing the arts to make change...


From the Ground UP is a Portland based organization that utilizes the performing arts to create dialogue, build community and give voice to underserved populations. Knowing that by bringing stories that are not often heard to the forefront we can create opportunities and dialogues that create positive outcomes for individuals and our community at large.

All photography provided by Megan Nanna



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