Alder Commons Logo Alder Commons: A Hub for Self-Directed Work & Play

What are we up to?

Alder Commons will be a community center, opening in 2020, that offers facilitated self‑directed education for young people and co-working space for adults and teens. Imagine a business incubator, summer camp, makerspace, and event venue, all rolled into one!

We will blur the lines between school and life by offering:

Mission & Vision

Our mission is to cultivate an equitable, all-ages community of self-directed learners. We aim to reduce barriers between youth and adults of diverse backgrounds by providing a safe and inclusive space for them to share knowledge and resources.

Searching for space

We're on the hunt for a location in North or Northeast Portland.
If you have any leads, please let us know!

Get in Touch

Phone: (503) 893-9366
Facebook: Alder Commons