Welcome Adis! Service Learning Student from PCC and awesome volunteer!

My name is Adis I am in my second term at pcc, I am majoring in criminal justice. I am a mother of a super awesome boy who is named Damien. He consumes all my time when I am not at school or work. I love being a mom he is the most amazing best […]

Thank you to the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley

A heartfelt thank you to Angela Chu and Evan Gallagher from the Social Entrepreneurship Class through the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley.  They are evaluating our 501(c)3 through the lens of Social Good as a deliverable and how we can strengthen our organization. A little about the school: As the second-oldest business school in […]

Singing Blackbird Designs

Handmade Vintage Button jewelry Michelle Arensberg lives with her husband and two children in a ramshackle farmhouse on an acre of land in Portland, OR.  She spent her teen years haunting thrift stores with her friends, and tends to love the small, quietly marvelous things that the rest of the world discards or tends to […]


My grandmother was a weaver. When I was a child I had a beautiful rug in my room that she made.  It was black and white with sporadic red stripes and I played on it daily. For reasons I don’t recall, my mother happened to tell me that my grandmother had made the rug from […]

Smash Putt & The Experiment Feb 17-19 & 24-26

The Experiment and Smash Putt partner up for the common good (and mostly for fun) This February in Seattle! Three years ago, I walked into my favorite cafe and saw one of the silliest fliers I had ever seen. It promised mechanized mayhem in the form of miniature golf.  Intrigued, I went to the event […]

Support the Experiment by Hosting Your Site Green!

A while back, we switched to a green hosting company for our website.  They now offer an affiliates program, meaning that if choose to switch the hosting on your site to green geeks through the button below, they donate towards our company.  Now, you can help support the Experiment, while making a positive environmental choice […]

Mississippi Street Fair, July 9th

The People’s Republic and The American Clothing Experiment are teaming up for the common good, around a common cause, finding the common thread. Our two companies are both dedicated to the mission of bringing communities together and enhancing the human experience in art, music, education, and enjoyment of the natural world. The People’s Republic has […]

Land3r Design

My work integrates design, art and original photography. Photography is an essential part of my creative process, enriching and driving my work. I enjoy working with typography whether it be creating logos, type manipulations, or typographic illustrations. With a strong interest in web design I embrace web technologies and trends, combining solid design aesthetics with usability. […]


One of the Nation’s leading Printers of Out Of Home & Large Format Graphics. In other words, we’ll help you get noticed. We specialize in printing for out-of-home advertising as well as point of purchase and fleet graphics. With the most advanced digital, screen print and finishing technology in the industry and a dedicated team […]

the people’s republic of portland

the people’s republic of portland About the people’s republics We’re knitting communities together with a common thread and we’d love you to send us a shot of you in your PROP shirt, wherever you are. About the people’s republics: The people’s republic of portland (PROP) is a platform for social exchange in celebration of Portland, […]