Jeanette Harrison

She/Her/Hers | Artistic Director

Employer: Arts Learning Project for Native Youth

Moved Here from: San Rafael, CA on January 2023

Why did you move here?

To take a job at a local non-profit theater company.

What is one thing that you need/want from a community right now?

The job I moved here for was eliminated 9 months later. But the work continues! I'm looking for folks who want to help me build Portland into a hub for new play development by Native writers and support Native youth. If you're in education, particularly at the college level, ask me about our sleep away summer camp! Also looking for potential advisory Board members, and anyone who believes "hiking" is defined as casually walking outdoors in sneakers.

What kind of civic connection are you interested in making?

I'm interested in connecting with anyone who wants to help lift up Native voices, and build a more equitable community, with accurate, complex, diverse representation.