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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Giving voice to the voiceless

We’d like to share a story about our friend Leo Rhodes, published in the April issue of Grant Magazine - a student-run publication at Grant High School.


Leo is a tireless homeless advocate, Street Roots vendor, and poet. In J.J. Miller’s essay, "Giving Voice to the Voiceless," Leo shares his personal history and the challenges that led to 19 years of homelessness. He also shares the inspiring path he took to find a home of his own with the help of veteran assistance programs.


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Giving Voice to the Voiceless

J.J. Miller in Grant Magazine